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Deadly ambush-style attacks against police spiked in 2016
Source: Fox News
Date: December 29, 2016

135 Law Enforcement Fatalities Nationwide in 2016
Source: KOKI FOX23 News @ Noon
Date: December 29, 2016

Sharp Rise in Ambush Killings Leaves Police Officers, Families on Edge
Source: NBC News
Date: December 29, 2016

When a shooter began firing on two Baton Rouge police officers in a July ambush attack, Deputy Sheriff Brad Garafola managed to take cover behind a dumpster. After calling in the attack on his radio, however, Garafola left his covered position, charging into the street to help the wounded officers.

Six days, six Georgia officers shot
Source: CNN By Max Blau, Catherine E. Shoichet and Jay Croft
Date: December 13, 2016

The past week has not been a kind one to Georgia's small-town police officers. Six days. Six officers shot. Two deaths.

Cops get gunned down in cowardly ambush attacks
Source: AMERICAN POLICE BEAT by Craig W. Floyd
Date: December 13, 2016

The shocking news that two Iowa police officers were murdered on November 2, 2016, in ambush-style shootings has put an exclamation point on one of the darkest periods for law enforcement in recent history.

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