The Numbers Don't Lie

Ronnie Garrett Editorial Director Law Enforcement Technology magazine The initial numbers are indelible: 8:46 a.m. and 9:02 a.m. The time the burning towers stood: 56 minutes and 102 minutes. The time they took to fall: 12 seconds. From there, they...


Ronnie Garrett
Editorial Director
Law Enforcement Technology magazine

  • 2,998 were killed in attacks.
  • 6,291+ people were injured.
  • 343 firefighters and paramedics lost their lives.
  • 23 NYPD officers died.
  • 37 Port Authority police officers were killed.
  • 1,402 employees died in Tower One.
  • 614 employees died in Tower Two.
  • 1,609 people lost a spouse or partner.
  • 3,051 children are believed to have lost a parent.
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