64 Police Officers Shot and Killed—21 were ambushed in 2016

– December 29, 2016 – Law enforcement fatalities nationwide rose to their highest level in five years in 2016, with 135 officers killed in the line of duty, according to preliminary data compiled and released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF)

Perceptions & Realities: Line of Duty Deaths and Assaults

Update April 11, 2017 – Law enforcement fatalities (from all causes) rose to their highest level in five years in 2016, with 144 officers killed in the line of duty, according to  data compiled and released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF)

Slain Baton Rouge Officer: “I swear I love this city but I wonder if this city loves me. In uniform I get nasty hateful looks and out of uniform some consider me a threat.”

Montrell Jackson, slain police officer: ‘If you need a hug … I got you’ By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN July 19, 2016 In a post accompanied by his holding his newborn son, Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson described himself as “tired physically and emotionally” but swore he’d not give in. By Victor Morton – The Washington Times – Sunday, July 17, 2016 A … Read More