BREAKING: 60 Police Officers Shot And Killed, Here’s What We Know

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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reports that a total of 60 law enforcement officers have died in firearms-related incidents in 2016, marking a 67 percent increase since 2015.


Citing a preliminary report from January 1 through November 23, the organization said that Texas has seen the most fatalities this year with 18. California is #2 with 10 fatalities.

So far, 130 officers have died nationwide.

The worst attack occurred in Dallas back in July when a black man assassinated five white officers. That was the deadliest day for American law enforcement since Sept. 11, 2001.


From left to right: Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael J. Smith, Brent Thompson and Patrick Zamarripa

Ten days later, another black man assassinated three Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers. The cop killer, Gavin Long was associated with the Nation of Islam, the militant Muslim group led by Louis Farrakhan and supported by Barack Hussein Obama.


From left to right: Brad Garafola, Matthew Gerald and Montrell Jackson

FOX reports that San Antonio Detective Benjamin Marconi was the 60th officer shot to death this year, compared with 41 in all of 2015, and the 20th to die in an ambush-style attack, compared with eight last year, Craig W. Floyd, president of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, said.

Marconi was also assassinated by a black man.


San Antonio Detective Benjamin Marconi

An ambush-style attack does not necessarily involve someone lying in wait for police officers; it’s any shooting designed to catch police off guard and put them at a disadvantage, Floyd said.

“There usually is an element of surprise and concealment involved,” he said, and it’s unprovoked.

Police have been killed while writing reports, like Marconi was, or eating in restaurants. They’ve responded to 911 calls, only to have people shoot them as they get out of their cars. And in the Dallas shooting, they were targeted by someone in a building.

“In all the cases, the officers were essentially assassinated before they had any contact with the suspect or placed that suspect in jeopardy,” said Nick Breul, the Memorial Fund’s director of officer safety and wellness.

This year’s targeted killings are the most since 1995, Floyd said. In fact, Marconi’s was the fourth targeted slaying of an officer this month: On Nov. 2, two Iowa officers were killed in separate but related attacks.


Sgt. Anthony Beminio, left, of the Des Moines police and Officer Justin Martin of the Urbandale police were killed in separate attacks a few miles apart. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

And on Nov. 10, a Pennsylvania officer was targeted as he responded to a domestic disturbance.


Officer Lloyd Reed of the St. Clair Township Police Department

The majority of people shot and killed by police are white. That’s a fact.

Again, a total of 60 law enforcement officers have died in firearms-related incidents in 2016, marking a 67 percent increase since 2015.

Obama is to blame for this insanity.

Stay safe out there blue.

God Bless.



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