NLEOMF Mid-Year Report Points to Declines in Law Enforcement LODDs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The number of law enforcement professionals nationwide who died in the line of duty in the first half of 2022 decreased 31% over the same time period in the previous year, according to preliminary data provided by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), the leading authority on officer fatalities.

NLEOMF announced in its official 2022 Mid-Year Preliminary Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities Report that as of June 30, 2022, 129 federal, state, county, municipal, military, campus, and tribal officers have died in the line of duty during the first six months of 2022, representing a 31% decrease compared to the 188 officers who died in the line of duty during the same period in 2021.


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