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NYPD sergeant's death makes 116 officers who died on duty in 2016
Source: NEW YORK DAILY NEWS by Tobias Salinger
Date: November 4, 2016

The fatal shooting of an NYPD sergeant in the Bronx on Friday marked at least 116 officers who have died on duty nationwide so far in 2016.

Fatal shootings of police officers are up more than 50 percent from last year
Source: WASHINGTON POST by Christopher Ingraham
Date: November 2, 2016

Police in Iowa recently took a man named Scott Michael Greene, 46, into custody in connection with the ambush killings of two officers in the Des Moines area Wednesday morning. The killings are the 51st and 52nd police officer deaths caused by firearms this year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund ...

Gunman's Ambush Attacks Leave Two Officers Dead in Iowa
Source: NIGHTLY NEWS by Blake McCoy
Date: November 2, 2016

Suspect in deadly police ambush captured.

Police see heightened threat of ambush after year of unrest
Source: FOX NEWS by Edmund DeMarche
Date: October 14, 2016

Hours after five Dallas police officers were killed by sniper fire during a July protest over police aggression, a call reporting a break-in at an apartment came in to the Valdosta Police Department in Georgia.

DC's Run for the Badge and the importance of supporting law enforcement
Date: September 28, 2016

It’s been a tense climate for police officers lately, with many units under scrutiny in the wake of shootings.DC's Annual Run for the Badge offers that recognition, and this morning Sgt. Greg Alemian of the DC Metropolitan Police Department as well as Craig Floyd, president of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fun, stopped by to tell us more.

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