According to the National Fraternal Order of Police, there were 346 police officers shot in the line of duty in 2021, 63 of whom were killed. "'Ambush-style attacks' against officers were up 115% in 2021 compared to 2020." According to Fox News, there were 130 officers shot in 103 ambush-style attacks.
2021--346 shot--63 killed
2020--312 shot--47 killed
2019--293 shot--50 killed
I can't even imagine the level of stress that officers and their families have felt over recent years. While we need to show our support more than one day a year, let us make today very special for all law enforcement officers as we pray for their safety and protection.