FBI: 2012 statistics on law enforcement officers killed, assaulted
from The Federal Bureau of Investigation
According to statistics collected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 95 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2012. Of these, 48 law enforcement officers died as a result of felonious acts, and 47 officers died in accidents. In addition, 52,901 officers were victims of line-of-duty assaults. Comprehensive data tables about these incidents and brief narratives describing the fatal attacks are included in this new release from the FBI.
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