2020 기록상 법 집행관에게 가장 치명적인 해 중 하나였습니다.

2020 역사상 법 집행관에게 가장 치명적인 해 중 하나였습니다., 근무 중 장교의 죽음을 추적하는 그룹에 따르면.

보고서 released Monday by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) 발견했다 264 연방, 상태, 군, tribal and local law enforcement officers to date died in the line of duty last year — 이후 최고 1974.
The reason that number is so high: 코로나 19.
Law enforcement officers died last year of numerous causes, among them vehicle crashes, heart attacks and gun shots. But more officers died of Covid-19 than all other causes combined, 와 145 out of the 264 deaths attributed to the virus.
It’s going to go down in history as one of the deadliest years for law enforcement,” said Marcia Ferranto, CEO of NLEOMF. “물론이야, it’s due to Covid. The alarming thing is these are just the preliminary numbers.
The organization is still working to certify an additional 70 ...에 80 Covid-19 related deaths, Ferranto said. And as more continue to be reported daily, she expects the total line of duty Covid-19 deaths in 2020 to double.
If that holds true, that would make last year the deadliest year for law enforcement on record. By the organization’s count, 1930 saw the most line of duty deaths to date, 이상 300 officers dying on the job.

Covid-19 officer deaths varied from state to state

Ferranto said her organization examines official records and works with law enforcement departments and agencies to determine whether the officers who have died of Covid-19 contracted the virus while conducting official duties.
Those who died after being exposed to the virus on the job are ultimately included as part of NLEOMF’s line of duty death toll.
So many officers lost their lives to Covid-19 that the NLEOMF had to create a task force to help verify all the deaths.
How badly officers were affected by the virus depended on where they lived, 보고서에 따르면. Police had among the highest number of Covid-19 line of duty deaths in Texas, 뉴욕, 뉴저지, Florida and Pennsylvania. 그 동안에, 26 states lost no officers in the line of duty to coronavirus.
The Officer Down Memorial Page, another group that tracks line of duty officer deaths, reported similar numbers. 월요일 현재, the group’s website lists 이상 300 officers who died in the line of duty last year, 이상 180 of them from Covid-19.
An additional 200+ COVID line of duty deaths are still pending verification, so 2020 may eventually turn out to be the deadliest year for law enforcement in U.S. history due to the COVID pandemic,” the Officer Down Memorial Page wrote in a January 8 Facebook post.

Firearms-related deaths were second most common

After Covid-19, getting shot was the second most common cause of line of duty deaths last year.
Forty-eight officers were shot and killed on the job last year, 에 비해 51 에 2019, the report stated. Thirty of those officers were killed by a handgun, 13 were killed by a rifle and one was killed with their own weapon. The type of weapon used in the four other deaths is not yet known.
The largest number of firearms-related deaths came while officers were investigating a suspicious person or activity, 와 11 such fatalities. Seven were responding to domestic disturbance calls.
Traffic-related incidents were the third leading cause of line of duty deaths, though the number has been trending down in decades, 보고서에 따르면.
작년, 44 officers were killed in traffic incidents, 와 18 in crashes with another vehicle, 15 struck on the side of the road, eight in single vehicle crashes and three in motorcycle crashes. 에 2019, 43 officers died in traffic incidents.
사무용 겉옷, city law enforcement officers were the hardest hit last year, 와 122 line of duty deaths, the report stated. Next were sheriffs with 68 deaths, followed by 31 state and highway patrol deaths.

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