New Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report to be Released December 29, 2016
Preliminary data shows a dramatic spike in firearms-related line-of-duty deaths. Expert available for live or taped interviews.
December 16, 2016
Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund will release a new report on Thursday, December 29, 2016, with preliminary data revealing a significant increase in law enforcement officer fatalities during the past year, including a dramatic spike in firearms-related deaths, a number of which were horrific ambush attacks.
The report will also detail the number of officers killed in traffic-related incidents, as well as deaths due to other causes. The report will provide preliminary data showing circumstances of fatal shootings, trends in traffic-related fatalities, details of deaths due to causes other than traffic and firearms, and other demographic and jurisdictional data points.
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