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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.

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The Wounded: Officers Injured On Duty

We need a better accounting of the number of officers who are maliciously injured on duty.

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.

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.

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.

FBI: 41 Officers Feloniously Killed Last Year, 20% Decrease from 2014

Preliminary statistics released today by the FBI show that 41 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2015. This is a decrease of almost 20 percent when compared with the 51 officers killed in 2014. By region, 19 officers died as a result of criminal acts that occurred in the South, nine officers in the West, five officers in the Midwest, four in the Northeast, and four in Puerto Rico.

FBI: 51 Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed in 2014

The felonious deaths of the 51 officers—all males—occurred in 24 states and Puerto Rico. The figure represents a significant increase over the number that occurred in 2013, when 27 officers were killed, but is lower than the numbers from 2009 (56 officers) and 2005 (55 officers).

FBI Releases 2013 LEOKA Statistics

According to statistics collected by the FBI, 76 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2013. Of these, 27 law enforcement officers died as a result of felonious acts, and 49 officers died in accidents. In addition, 49,851 officers were victims of line-of-duty assaults.

FBI: 47 Officers Feloniously Killed Last Year

The number of officers feloniously killed on duty fell by about a third in 2012 when compared to the prior year, the FBI announced Monday. Preliminary data shows that 47 officers were killed in 2012, a 35-percent drop from the 72 killed in 2011.

LEOKA: Beyond the Numbers

Loggers are not hurt and killed on duty because some dirtbag tree doesn’t want to go back to jail and opens fire instead of surrendering to the inevitable.