Violence against law enforcement officers up sharply

posted by
October 25, 2011
My Fox NY    
Posted in LAND News, News

"The number of law enforcement officers who were killed nationwide has jumped nearly 17 percent. Newly released statistics from the FBI show that 56 officers were [killed] in the line of duty last year. That is a jump from 48 in the previous year. 15 of the officers who were killed had been ambushed. 14 officers died as they attempted to make arrests. One was killed while transporting a prisoner. All but one of the officers was killed with a gun." (10/24/11)  

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