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Total Fatalities: 63—↑ 31%
Firearms-related: 22—↑ 05%
Traffic-related: 25—↑ 19%
Other Causes: 16—↑ 167%
300-mile bicycle ride honors fallen officers
Source: WOODTV.com by 24 Hour News 8 web staff
Date: May 10, 2017
Law enforcement agencies across West Michigan are taking part in a four-day bicycle ride to honor officers killed in the line of duty. The Police Unity Tour is an annual fundraising event for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum.
National Police Memorial Adds Name of 3 DC-Area Officers
Source: Associated Press
Date: May 1, 2017
Three Washington-area police officers who died in the line of duty are having their names added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Names of 3 local officers being added to National Police Memorial
Source: WTOP by Kathy Stewart
Date: April 30, 2017
The names of three local police officers killed in the line of duty in 2016 are being added to National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in D.C. Prince George’s County Police Officer Jacai Colson was killed by friendly fire. Prince William County Police Officer Ashley Guindon was killed only hours into her very first shift as a police officer. The name of Cpl. Harvey Snook, of the Arlington County Police Department, is also being added to the memorial this year after he died in January 2016 from cancer caused while working recovery efforts at the Pentagon following 9/11 attack.
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Linebacker Pastor Joel Jones and his wife of 43 years, AnnaLisa Jones, intervened when they witnessed a CHP officer being attacked. (Credit: Evan Sernoffsky, SFGATE)
Ex-linebacker pastor who tackled CHP attacker: ‘No one is dying today’
Joel Jones doesn’t believe there are coincidences in life.
So when the 61-year-old East Bay pastor and his wife followed an erratic freeway driver who went on to viciously attack a California Highway Patrol officer near American Canyon over the weekend, he knew he was there for a reason.
Jumping in and subduing the suspect on the shoulder of Interstate 80, Jones said, was God’s plan for him. Fortunately for him — and less so for the attacker — he was uniquely prepared for the task as a former college linebacker and retired cop.
Join us for the Run for the Badge on October 14, starting at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial! In addition to encouraging support for law enforcement, your participation and fundraising helps us honor the contribution and sacrifice officers make every day. All proceeds benefit the Memorial Fund.
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