Law enforcement line-of-duty deaths decrease by 66% in 2023

ABC MEWS | By Luke Barr
July 11, 2023, 7:00 AM

A decrease in COVID-19-related deaths was a leading factor.

aw enforcement line-of-duty deaths decreased by 66% halfway through 2023, according to a report released by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund on Tuesday.

Every year the NLEOMF releases two reports — one counting the midyear line of duty death statistics and one recapping the statistics for the entire year.