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166 Officers Killed on Duty in 2011

December 13, 2011  | 

The NYPD officer gunned down by a violent ex-con in Brooklyn Monday became the 166th police officer killed in the line of duty this year, a 14% jump from 2010, according to a national law enforcement group.

Shooting deaths, in particular, are on the rise, according to numbers provided by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Of the 166 officers, 62 were shot and killed on duty since December 2010, a 19% jump from last year, NLEOMF said.

Read Full Story at: NYDailyNews.com


Comments (7)

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Frank @ 12/13/2011 5:05 PM

Terrible news for a group of people trying to enforce the laws of the land. What's are the reason? If I remember correctly FBI stats painted a different picture stating violent crimes were down.

So is it training, economy or people who just don't care about the laws because their from another country?

janet @ 12/14/2011 8:28 AM

It's sad to hear about crimes committed against Law Enforcement Agents. Most of the time these crimes are committed by citizens of the United States. They are persons with a criminal history or with a mental problem. Sometimes the Law Enforcement Agents don't see it (harm) coming.

Bob @ 12/14/2011 1:14 PM

166 to many. God bless them.

Kouichi @ 12/14/2011 5:17 PM

Yes, it a terrible new

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ANGELA BETH HARTMAN @ 12/19/2011 6:08 PM

MAY THEY ALL REST IN PEACE UP UP IN HEAVEN WITH THEIR LORD AND THIER SAVIOR JESUS CHRST AND WITH THE LATE DALLAS POLICE OFFICER J.D. TIPPIT.

John Russell @ 12/20/2011 9:10 AM

I wonder how many in MEXICO? Do I need a calculator?

john632 @ 12/21/2011 2:16 PM

Add one more to the horrible stats ... in western PA a LEOand a DWCO with the PA Game Commission gunned down on a traffic stop. RIP

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