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US police deaths up 43 percent this year

87 cops have died in the line of duty this year, compared to 61 at this point last year. By Nafeesa Syeed Associated Press WASHINGTON — A nonprofit group in Washington says the number of police officers who have died in the line of duty is up 43 percent so far this year. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund released preliminary data Wednesday. It shows that 87 officers died in the line of duty between Jan. 1 and June 30. That’s compared with 61 officers during the first six months of last year. The deaths were spread across 36 states and Puerto Rico — with California, Texas and Florida showing …Read more […..]

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