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Total Fatalities: 70—↓ 3%
Firearms-related: 25—↓ 24%
Traffic-related: 29—↑ 16%
Other Causes: 16—↑ 14%
Miosotis Familia was the 24th cop shot and killed in the line of duty in 2017
Source: MIC by Chauncey Alcorn
Date: July 5, 2017
NYPD officer Miosotis Familia, who was shot and killed in the Bronx Wednesday morning, was the 24th officer to be fatally shot this year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Fund.
NLEOMF Announces New COO, National Law Enforcement Museum Executive Director
Source: Police Magazine
Date: June 8, 2017
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the hiring of David L. Brant who will serve as the Memorial Fund's Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of the National Law Enforcement Museum, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018 in Washington, DC's historic Judiciary Square.
Detroit Tigers to honor Michigan's fallen officers
Source: ABC WZZM13 by Matt Gard
Date: June 7, 2017
The team will be raising money and awareness for the National Law Enforcement Museum which is being built right now in Washington, DC. They'll also be honoring the seven officers killed in Michigan in 2016.
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Richie Scott presents protective tactical vests to the Franklin Police Department. (Credit: FOX 59 Indianapolis)
Indiana police get new protective vests with help of 4th grader
The Franklin Police Department is saying thank you to a 10-year-old boy who raised enough money to outfit the department’s three K9 officers with protective tactical vests.
Richie Scott, a 4th-grader at Creekside Elementary School, started raising the money back in December as part of a community service project. The project was part of Richie’s testing to earn his black belt in Taekwondo.
“I wanted to protect those who protect me, and the whole community,” Richie said.
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