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Total Fatalities: 77—↑ 4%
Firearms-related: 33— ↑ 22%
Traffic-related: 27— ↓ 4%
Other Causes: 17— ↓ 11%
LVMPD detective honored after heart-wrenching decision during Las Vegas mass shooting
Source: NBC 3 News, Las Vegas by Nathan O'Neal
Date: March 6, 2018
It was the moment when gunfire rained down on the Las Vegas Strip. The moment when everyday heroes were forged out of tragedy. Det. Golgart will be honored at a special awards ceremony along with other Officer of the Month Award recipients for 2018 in Washington, D.C. next year.
We're 6 weeks into the year and there have already been 11 officers shot to death
Source: CNN by Joe Sterling and Alanne Orjoux
Date: February 12, 2018
In the first six weeks of the year, 11 law enforcement officers across the United States have died after they were shot in the line of duty. Six of them died in just one week, said Craig Floyd with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
Nutley seeks heart attack prevention for police
Source: northjersey.com by Owen Proctor, Staff Writer
Date: February 11, 2018
Shootings and accidents aren’t the only dangers for police officers. “Job-related illnesses, such as heart attacks, are an ongoing problem in law enforcement," Nick Breul, director of the memorial fund's Officers Safety and Wellness Program, said in an email statement.
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Chance encounters are not really that uncommon, but for one New Jersey trooper and a retired police officer it's one they'll never forget. (Published Thursday, June 7, 2018) - Article by NBC4 Washington
New Jersey Trooper Stops Retired Cop Who Delivered Him 27 Years Ago
"We’re not sure what the odds are of this happening — maybe they’re close to the odds of a hole-in-one, winning the lottery, or being struck by lightning — but it happened," New Jersey State Police said.
- By Ashley Serianni
A New Jersey trooper met the retired police officer who delivered him 27 years ago — when he pulled him over last week.
Trooper Michael Patterson stopped Michael Bailly for a minor motor vehicle violation on June 1 in the Kingwood Township area, and as the two men spoke, Bailly mentioned that he used to be an officer in Piscataway. Patterson told Bailly that he was from the same town, and Bailly asked where he grew up.
Patterson told him that he grew up on Poe Place.
Bailly recalled Poe Place well; back in October 1991, when he was a rookie cop, he helped deliver a baby there.
Bailly remembered the color and style of house, and that the baby’s name had been Michael.
Patterson extended his hand to Bailly.
"My name is Michael Patterson, sir. Thank you for delivering me," the trooper said.
Bailly never got that ticket for the minor violation, state police said.
Thank you to all who joined us for the Run for the Badge on October 14th at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial! Your support for law enforcement and your participation and fundraising helps us honor the contribution and sacrifice officers make every day. All proceeds benefit the Memorial Fund.
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