Toll of Police Officers Killed in Ambushes is Way Up This Year

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There was a 300 percent increase in the number of U.S. police officers killed as a result of ambush-style attacks in the first half of this year, says the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The report found that from January to July 20 this year, 14 police officers were shot and killed in ambushes, seven while stopping a suspicious person and five while "executing a tactical arrest or high-risk warrants," Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!