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 […]