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Fraternal Order of Police

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

FOP: More Than 100 Officers Shot So Far in 2022, 17 Fatally

"We are in the midst of a real crisis. The violence directed at law enforcement officers is unlike anything I’ve seen in my 36 years of law enforcement," National FOP President Patrick Yoes said in a statement.

FOP Issues Statement Supporting "Broken Windows" Policing

"We have to address this now with a sense of urgency, which is why I was so heartened to see the recent comments by New York City Mayor and former police captain Eric Adams calling for a return to “broken windows” policing," FOP President Patrick Yoes said.

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Philadelphia FOP Sues City Over Driving Equity Bill

"These stops, they lead to bigger things, they find guns, they find drugs, it leads to bigger things. Whether you're black, whether you're white, whether you're Asian, whether you're Hispanic, obey the law. Get behind the wheel of a legally safe car and you'll be fine."

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