As of Dec. 27, this year 144 federal, state and local law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty — a rise from the 129 officers killed in 2017. Here, wounded Dekalb County Police K9 Indi stands by his handler's side during a funeral service for Edgar Flores on Dec. 18 in Georgia.
A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine finds that motor vehicle crashes were one of the leading causes of death among children and adolescents in the U.S. in 2016.
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Joel Fitzgerald is currently the chief of police for the Fort Worth Police Department, a position he's held since 2015. He is the mayor's leading candidate to become the top cop in Baltimore.
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Sakran, a Johns Hopkins trauma surgeon, created the Twitter account @ThisIsOurLane and encouraged other doctors to share their experiences treating victims of gun violence.
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At MOM-O's Thanksgiving Memorial Brunch, family members can light a candle in honor of their lost loved one. In its 25 years, the organization has supported hundreds of families in Charlotte through the loss of a relative after a homicide.
Police officers walk the scene in the Greektown neighborhood of Toronto on Sunday night. Police say a gunman opened fire on people in a restaurant. Three people are dead including the gunman, police reported.
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Some firefighters, paramedics and police officers say the tragedies they respond to haunt them, leading to depression, job burnout, substance abuse, and more.
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