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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.

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FBI Director Says Last Year Cops Murdered at Rate of One Every Five Days

An "alarming percentage" of officers were being killed in ambushes. "Wearing the badge shouldn't make you a target," Wray said.

$5,000 Reward Offered as Police Seek Stolen Boston Uniforms

The stolen police uniforms include a lightweight jacket with Boston Police stamped on the back, a short sleeve shirt similar to what Boston’s bike officers wear, uniform pants, a leather jacket and a dress coat both with Boston Police patches on the sleeve.

Op-Ed by FBI Director Christopher Wray: The Cops Who Didn’t Come Home

Especially troubling is that a record number of officers killed—nearly half—had no engagement with their assailant before the attack.

FBI May Shut Down UOF Database Over Lack of Agency Participation

The program was required to obtain data representing 60 percent of law enforcement officers, to meet a standard of quality set by the Office of Management and Budget, or else stop the effort by the end of 2022.

Families of Slain Parkland Students to be Paid Millions in Settlement Over FBI Inaction

The attorneys said the settlement’s details are confidential, but a person familiar with the deal said the government will pay the families $127.5 million overall.

FBI Raids NYPD Sergeants' Union, Home of President

Investigators from the FBI descended on the office as part of an investigation into the union, which is headed union president Ed Mullins.

FBI: More Officers Slain in 2021 Than in All of 2020

April was the deadliest month for law enforcement, with eight killings reported.

37 Officers Murdered in First Five Months of 2021, FBI Director Says

FBI Director Christopher Wray highlighted the number of slain officers in an appearance Tuesday before the House Oversight Committee.

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FBI Rescues Kidnap Victim, Kills Suspect

FBI agents who were investigating that kidnapping tracked the suspects to an apartment complex in Leonia, NJ. The agents were serving a search warrant at 6 a.m. when one of the suspects was fatally shot.

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