Cop Fatalities Are Down 50 per cent So Far In 2012

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Only 39 police officers have been killed in the line of duty this year, compared to 68 officer deaths last year.The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund tracks law enforcement statistics and found that fewer officers are dying in 2012.

Of the 39 officers who have died so far this year, 15 died from a firearms-related incident, 14 died in a traffic-related incident and 10 died of other causes.

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