Killings of US officers nearly doubled

Killings of US officers nearly doubled

World October 19, 2015 21:32

- The number of agents that last year in the United States, was killed by a crime almost doubled in 2014 compared to a year earlier. The FBI had last year 96 officers who died during their work. 51 of them were killed by ' criminal acts ', the other 45 by accident .

In 2013 were 27 agents in crimes. Of the 51 in 2014, there were 46 killed by a firearm. In 2014, a total of 48 315 cops attacked during their work, this also led to injuries in one in three cases.

Although the number of murders has increased significantly compared to last year, the longer term trend is more or less stable.

In 2010, 56 officers were slain , in 2005 there were 55. The number of crashed agents declined compared with those years.

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