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Deadliest attacks on police in the last 100 years

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(Worthy News) - Amid a month of racial conflict and gun violence, at least three police officers were killed in Baton Rouge Sunday, adding to the tally of law enforcement officials slain in the line of duty in 2016.

Before Sunday’s shooting, 60 line-of-duty deaths had occurred in the USA this year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Twenty-eight of the fatalities were firearm-related, a 56% increase from firearm-related fatalities at this point in 2015.

Just 10 days before Baton Rouge, five Dallas police officers were killed in what was the greatest loss of life for law enforcers since 9/11. [ Source - Read More]

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