FBI Honors Fallen Throughout 2022 Police Week Occasions — FBI
Because the nation acknowledges Police Week, FBI Director Christopher Wray expressed his gratitude to regulation enforcement officers nationwide and voiced his concern over the rising risks confronted by those that work to maintain our communities secure.
On Monday, the FBI launched its annual statistics on law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. These numbers present 129 officers have been killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2021. Seventy three of these deaths have been felonious.
“Every story is heartbreaking,” Wray mentioned in a video handle. “A 30-year Florida deputy murdered one shift shy of retirement. An officer ambushed on his first day on the job, abandoning a spouse and an toddler son. A fight veteran and his police canine killed whereas serving collectively.”
Police Week is noticed each Could and supplies a chance for regulation enforcement officers to assemble for fellowship occasions and honor these they misplaced.