July 5, 2011, 7:00:00 AM
As Police Deaths Mount, What Can You Do Now To Stay Safe?
Chuck Remsberg, Editor-in-Chief
At the end of June, total duty-related fatalities in the U.S. are up 8% compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary figures from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Officer murders from gunfire are spiking an alarming 38% increase. If trends hold through the second half of the year, we could see the worst annual toll in a decade.