Four Oklahoma officers killed in the line of duty

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Updated: 12/28/2012 9:10 am Published: 12/28/2012 9:09 am

Four Oklahoma police officers died in the line of duty in 2012.

Nationwide new numbers show officer deaths dropped by 23%. 49 officers were killed by gunfire, that’s compared to 72 officers killed by gunfire in 2011.

The new numbers come from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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Mayor Maynot - 12/31/2012 3:27 AM
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Dirty sermon it's not polite to lambast the deceased.

Mayor Maynot - 12/31/2012 3:25 AM
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gladys :-/ I'm pretty sure their families would like some peace and quiet.

Unwashed Mass - 12/29/2012 9:53 AM
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...and how many of these were the result of not wearing a seat belt?

Unwashed Mass - 12/29/2012 9:53 AM
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The number is disproportionate to the number of citizens killed by police (which saw a huge rise this year).

Gladys Crump - 12/28/2012 10:02 PM
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Who were they? I would think in order for the public to see these officers as public servants, dedicated lawmen and fellow human beings it would help to put a face and name to each one and paste it on the front page of every news report and story, they deserve recognition from the public they died serving as well as from their peers.

aleman - 12/28/2012 6:06 PM
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All drug related stops

tiredbeingsad - 12/28/2012 3:50 PM
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