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Police Deaths to Gunfire Way Down

December 31st, 2013 - 5:45 am

All the way down to the late 19th Century:

The annual report from the nonprofit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund also found that deaths in the line of duty generally fell by 8 percent and were the fewest since 1959.

According to the report, 111 federal, state, local, tribal and territorial officers were killed in the line of duty nationwide this past year, compared to 121 in 2012.

Forty-six officers were killed in traffic related accidents, and 33 were killed by firearms.

The number of firearms deaths fell 33 percent in 2013 and was the lowest since 1887.

Quick, we’d better ban something.

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Ban cops, and that number will fall to zero!

Or maybe we should just make them all drive around in large, armored vehicles with a top speed of.. say, 5 mph, and a bunch of bright flashing lights. For safety. And the children.
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Ban traffic, ban accidents.
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