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29 December 2009

USA Today

Five ambush-style incidents that ended in the shooting deaths of 15 police officers are putting a damper on a positive trend this year: The number of officers who died in the line of duty was the lowest in 50 years. "It really is a classic good news-bad news story," says Craig Floyd, chairman and CEO of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which releases its preliminary 2009 statistics today. The non-profit group reports that 124 law enforcement... (GunPolicy.org)

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