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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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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.

Dave Smith: Redefining Awareness

We need to expand our understanding of awareness to include ourselves, our mindset, our breathing, and our anxiety.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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