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Christopher Mathias

Half Of Cop-Killers In 2013 Were Prohibited From Having A Gun... But Got One Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

More than half of the fatal shootings of American law enforcement officers in 2013 were committed by people who were prohibited from possessing guns in the first place, according to a new report obtained exclusively by The Huffington Post.

27 Police Officers Were Slain In The Line Of Duty In 2013. That's The Fewest In More Than 50 Years.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.24.2014 | Crime

A total of 76 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2013, the FBI reported Monday. Of those, 49 died in accidents and 27 were killed as...

To Honor Fallen Officers, End the War on Drugs

Diane Goldstein | Posted 07.28.2013 | Crime
Diane Goldstein

Every year since my retirement I have gone to the National Law Enforcement Memorial website to review deaths in the line of duty over the past year. Each time there are too many peace officers listed who died because of the drug war.

Why We Need To Stop Exaggerating The Threat To Cops

The Huffington Post | Radley Balko | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

The recent killings of two prosecutors in Texas, a Colorado Department of Corrections official and a sheriff in West Virginia have law enforcement gro...

2 California Police Officers Shot And Killed

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 04.28.2013 | San Francisco

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Two police detectives were shot and killed while investigating a sexual assault complaint, and a suspect was also fatally s...

Gunmen Ambush, Kill 12 Police Officers

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Gunmen ambushed and killed 12 police officers who had been sent to investigate the beheadings of 10 people in southern Guerre...

West Memphis Shooting: Two Police Officers Killed, Others Wounded

WMCTV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two West Memphis police officers were shot and killed Thursday during a traffic stop along a busy cross-country interstate highway. The local sher...

10 Mexican Federal Officers Killed In Latest Drug-Gang Attack

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Gunmen killed 15 federal police officers Monday in separate attacks in two drug-plagued states, marking one of the bloodiest days ...