More Than 4 Times as Many Police Officers Killed Themselves Than Were Shot in 2019

More Than 4 Times as Many Police Officers Killed Themselves Than Were Shot in 2019 By Matt Agorist In 2019, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 47 police officers were shot, 7 killed in a vehicular assault, and three died from assault. Another 77 cops died as a result of car crashes, heart attacks, and illnesses. Absent from the database of fallen officers, however, are the 228 cops who ended their own watch. This number is a giant leap from the year before and the fourth consecutive year that…

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