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JULY 2016
2016 Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report


According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, as of July 20, 2016, sixty-seven federal, state and local law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year, increasing eight percent over the 62 officers killed in the same period last year. We've also found an alarming 78 percent spike in firearms-related officer fatalities, many of which were ambush-style killings. Read the preliminary 2016 Mid-Year Officer Fatalities Report.

Officer Fatality Update
August 1, 2016

2016 Officer Fatalities Newsletter - July






Firearms   34   20   +70%
Traffic   24   29   -17%
Other   11   15   -27%

The Memorial Fund partners with the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance VALOR program, designed to reduce felonious officer deaths. Check out more officer safety-related content.

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Run for the Badge 5K

Get your free Camelbak water bottle when you register for Run for the Badge, in Washington, DC, on October 15 (while supplies last)! Can't make to the race? Run or walk virtually from anywhere! Register today!


Officer of the Month Award

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has selected Lieutenant Randy Brandt, of the San Leandro (CA) Police Department (SLPD), as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for July 2016. Read about the community service that led to his nomination for this award.

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Law Enforcement Appreciation Events
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 8/21 1:10 pm Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds Tickets
 8/21 1:35 pm Miami Marlins at Pittsburgh Pirates Tickets
 8/22 7:05 pm Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles Tickets
 8/26 7:10 pm Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers Tickets
 8/27 7:10 pm Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Tickets
 8/27 5:10 pm Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks Tickets
   9/8 6:15 pm Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals Tickets
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NY Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays on September 11, 2016

National Police Week

Photos of the Honor Guard Wreath Watch during National Police Week in May are now available to view and download on our Flickr site.

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