Police Officers at Risk

Title

Police Officers at Risk

Description

"• Total of 834,000 law enforcement officers (most employed at the municipal level)
• Since 1990, over 1,500 police officers have been killed in the line of duty (National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund)
• Average Death rate of 15 per 100,000, as compared to 4.7 general population
• 10 year average of 62,000 officers assaulted each year
• 10 year average of 21,000 injuries per year
• Underreporting of violent incidents is widely suspected"

Creator

Dr. Marc Holzer & LaMont Rouse

Date

2017

Source

https://media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/police.jpg

Relation

Rights

Tennessee Star

Publisher

Tennessee Star

Contributor

Dr. Marc Holzer & LaMont Rouse

Format

Medium: Photograph

Language

English

Type

Public Safety

Identifier

Fatalities, Injuries, Law Enforcement, Police, Risk

Coverage

United States

Files

Police-Officer-Memorial_840x480.png

Reference

Dr. Marc Holzer & LaMont Rouse, Police Officers at Risk, Tennessee Star, 2017

Cite As

Dr. Marc Holzer & LaMont Rouse, “Police Officers at Risk,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 13, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/181.