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Ambush-style attacks like the one that killed Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago are a growing concern. The average number of fatal ambush assaults against police has nearly doubled since 2010, compared with the prior two decades.
Craig W. Floyd, chairman and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund wrote an opinion column appearing in the Star-Ledger this weekend.
In the opinion article, Floyd wrote about the disturbing trend of ambush-style attacks on US law enforcement officers.