Where Can You Find a List of Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty?


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The Officer Down Memorial Page provides a list of police officers killed in the line of duty, the organization's website shows. The website offers lists by state, officer, agency and current year deaths. As of 2015, about 22,260 officers have died in the line of duty in America since 1791.

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The memorial website provides a law enforcement officer's age and cause of death, agency and length of service, the offender, and the weapon used, notes the Officer Down Memorial Page. Data is available for federal, state, local and tribal agencies. An interactive map shows the numbers of deceased officers for each state. State-by-state details include the number of deaths in each month and K9 duty deaths.

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