facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

Killing of police officers rises in U.S.; 6 die in Ohio this year



Published: Sun, July 31, 2011 @ 11:09 a.m.

Associated Press

COLUMBUS

A group that tracks law- enforcement deaths says six Ohio officers died in the first half of 2011 from injuries suffered in the line of duty, amid an increase in such deaths nationwide.

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reports 98 officer deaths nationwide in that period, up from 86 in 2010. The preliminary report says 40 officers were killed by gunfire. Ohio had six deaths, including a former Columbus officer whose January death was linked to a 1979 shooting that paralyzed him.


Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.

News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Services
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2016 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes