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Total Fatalities: 63—↑ 31%
Firearms-related: 22—↑ 05%
Traffic-related: 25—↑ 19%
Other Causes: 16—↑ 167%
Detroit cops honored for finding kidnapped baby
Source: The Detroit News by George Hunter
Date: April 11, 2017
Two Detroit police officers who used a law enforcement-oriented search engine last year to help find a kidnapped baby girl with sickle cell anemia were honored Tuesday by the company that developed the program.
Law officer deaths in the line of duty up 10 percent in 2017
Date: April 4, 2017
The shooting death of a deputy constable in Texas this week added to the rise in U.S. law officers killed in the line of duty in 2017: 34 so far this year, a jump of 10 percent from 2016.
Antigo officers receive national honors
Source: Antigo Daily Journal
Date: March 24, 2017
Andrew Hopfensperger, the Antigo police officer who brought a potentially deadly plot at the 2016 high school prom to a sudden close on the evening of April 23, and Ryan Bula, who was with him that night, received a major awards Wednesday.
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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.
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