NLEOMF report shows trends in law enforcement fatalities

Taking a closer look at the dangers of being in law enforcement and knowing what has caused several deaths in the line of duty can help officers train more effectively to prevent more deaths in the future. A recent study has been released that outlines the biggest causes of officer deaths. The top 3 findings were that 41% of fatal calls were domestic related, 47% of officers killed in car crashes were not wearing their seat belts, and 5% of officers were accidentally shot by other officers. Clic...
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Celebrating Police Week 2018

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This year, from May 13th to May 19th, thousands of police officers, law enforcement professionals, friends, family, and survivors, gather in Washington D.C for National Police Week. In 2017 alone, 129 officers were killed in the line of duty. Since 1791, a total of 21,541 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty. One of the most moving ceremonies is the Annual Candlelight Vigil, where the names of fallen officers will be forever etched into the Memorial Wall. Unlike many memorials in W...
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Scam Alert!!!

Gilroy Police Department has received several calls regarding a very disturbing telephone scam.     Over the last week, phone scammers have targeted three Christopher High School teachers. In each case, the scammer called the classroom landline phone number. H ere are some basic facts about the calls: • Calls came in between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. • In all three calls, the caller was a female who was crying who identified herself as a family member • In two calls, the caller said...
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