Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in 2010
According to information released by the FBI, 56 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty last year, 72 died in accidents while performing their duties and 53,469 were assaulted in the line of duty. The 2010 edition of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted provides comprehensive tabular data about these incidents and brief narratives describing the fatal attacks. The complete report is available exclusively on the FBI's Web site at http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/ucr.
The 56 felonious deaths occurred in 22 states and in Puerto Rico. The number of officers feloniously killed in 2010 increased by 8 compared with …
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Publication information: Article title: Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in 2010. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. Volume: 81. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 2012. Page number: 21. © 1999 Federal Bureau of Investigation. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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