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National FOP Report Shows 99 Officers Shot So Far in 2023
According to the National FOP's Monthly Update: Law Enforcement Officer Shot and Killed in the Line of Duty, 99 officers have been shot and 10 killed by gunfire in 2023.
April 4, 2023
National FOP Reports 65 Officers Shot This Year
“Law-abiding citizens saw the real-life consequences of what happens when elected officials embrace pro-criminal, revolving-door policies and make decisions that put the interests of violent offenders ahead of public safety," says Patrick Yoes.
March 8, 2023
Police Nationwide Voice Disdain for Memphis Officers’ Actions
“As public servants dedicated to protecting human life, seeking the truth and pursuing justice under the law, we are sickened and disheartened by the actions of the five Memphis police officers and two fire medics involved in the death of Tyre Nichols after a traffic stop earlier this month,” the Boulder statement says
January 30, 2023
FOP National President "Appalled" by Memphis Officers’ “Assault” on Tyre Nichols
Tyre Nichols allegedly fled from officers following a traffic stop. After a brief foot pursuit, five Memphis police officers caught up to Mr. Nichols and beat him so badly he had to be hospitalized.
January 27, 2023
302 Officers Shot This Year, 56 Fatally
There have been 79 ambush-style attacks on law enforcement officers this year, which have resulted in 114 officers shot, 28 of whom were killed.
December 1, 2022
281 Officers Shot Through End of October, 55 Killed
"I’m sad to report that so far this year, we are outpacing last year’s historic number of officers shot and killed. This fact is disturbing and should alarm all Americans,” says National FOP President Patrick Yoes.
November 3, 2022
FOP Reports 252 Officers Shot in First 8 Months of 2022, 50 Fatally
FOP says 93 officers were shot in a total of 63 ambush-style attacks during the same period. Twenty-four officers were killed in these attacks.
October 4, 2022
National FOP Disaster Area Relief Team Responds to Florida
“It is important while they are standing the line, while they’re stitching their communities back together, that somebody shows up and helps stitch them back together," says Jason Smith, chairman of the National FOP DART.
October 3, 2022
FOP Reports 234 Officers Shot Through End of August
The National Fraternal Order of Police reports that at the end of August, there have been 234 officers shot so far in 2022, 45 of whom were killed by gunfire. That is a 6% increase in numbers of officers shot from 2021 year-to-date (YTD) and a 7% increase over 2020 YTD.
September 2, 2022
Number of Officers Shot Has Increased 14% in 2022
As of the end of July, 210 officers have been shot in the line of duty during 2022. This marks a 14% increase over officers shot on duty during the same timeframe in 2021.
August 3, 2022
Judge Rules in Favor of LEOSA Suit Against State of New Jersey
“FLEOA and the NJ FOP joined in this lawsuit to address the injustice the State of New Jersey has been carrying out against law enforcement officers for decades."
June 22, 2022
FOP Slams Biden Judge Nominee for Statement that Cops Kill Unarmed Black Men “Every day”
At a hearing before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary this week, Nusrat Jahan Choudhury was asked if she believed that “cops kill unarmed Black men in America every single day”—a statement she made while participating as a panelist at Princeton University.
April 28, 2022
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