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FBI Data Shows 60 Officers Died from Criminal Attacks Last Year
The average age of the officers who were feloniously killed was 39 years old. The officers had served in law enforcement for an average of seven years at the time of the attacks.
May 10, 2023
Line-of-Duty Deaths Increased in 2021, FBI Reports
Officers killed while on duty increased drastically, by nearly 40%, in 2021. According to FBI statistics, 129 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2021. Of these, 73 officers died as a result of felonious acts and 56 officers died in accidents.
May 11, 2022
Editorial: Tell Your Story
If you don’t tell your stories, your detractors will, and they will tell them in such a way that they can use them against you.
December 8, 2021
Dave Smith: Redefining Awareness
We need to expand our understanding of awareness to include ourselves, our mindset, our breathing, and our anxiety.
November 13, 2021
FBI LEOKA: Thousands More Officers Were Assaulted in 2020 than in 2019
Based on these reports, there were 4,071 more officers assaulted in 2020 than the 56,034 assaults reported in 2019.
October 20, 2021
FBI: More Officers Slain in 2021 Than in All of 2020
April was the deadliest month for law enforcement, with eight killings reported.
August 12, 2021
FBI Releases 2019 Statistics on Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty
The FBI has released the latest statistics on officers who were killed in the line of duty in 2019.
May 4, 2020
FBI: 20% Increase in Officers Feloniously Killed in 2018
The FBI has released its 2018 LEOKA report, detailing the line-of-duty deaths that occurred last year. In 2018, 106 law enforcement officers were reported killed in the line of duty, with a 20% increase in felonious deaths of officers compared to the previous year.
May 8, 2019
The Wounded: Officers Injured On Duty
We need a better accounting of the number of officers who are maliciously injured on duty.
February 1, 2019
FBI Releases Preliminary Report on Officers Killed and Assaulted
A total of 93 officers were killed in the line of duty last year, according to a portion of the FBI’s "Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017" (LEOKA) report released today.
May 10, 2018
FBI: Felonious Deaths of Officers Spiked 61% in 2016
The FBI's annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report says 118 American law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2016, a 35% increase over 2015 when the FBI reported 86 line-of-duty deaths. Even more alarming, felonious deaths of officers spiked 61% from the 41 slain in 2015 to 66 in 2016.
October 16, 2017
FBI Report: 41 Officers Feloniously Killed in 2015
The FBI released its annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report on officers killed and assaulted Tuesday. The 2015 report says 41 officers were feloniously killed in 2015, a decrease from 51 officers feloniously killed in 2015.
October 19, 2016
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