Lives Lost for Liberty

  Craig Floyd, Executive Director, National Law Enforcement Memorial March 2004  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Almost every day this past year we have heard the reports of new casualties in the fight for freedom-another assault, another injury, another death. A few of the casualties drew national attention, but most remained faceless and nameless, just another statistic […]

2009 Law Enforcement fatalities: A tale of two trends

Total line-of-duty deaths drop to lowest level in 50 years; gun related killings up 23% with five multiple-fatality shootings   March, 2010 Washington, DC – Fewer U.S. law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2009 than in any year in the past half century—an encouraging trend tempered by a disturbing increase in […]