10 in 24

Frank Borelli Editor-in-Chief Officer.com Scary times on the streets. In the past 24 hours (as I type this), 10 officers have been shot in the United States. Last year our count for officers killed in the line of duty went UP from 2009 numbers...


We cannot afford to maintain this loss rate. ONE dead officer is too many. TEN shot in 24 hours is outrageous. We can do better than this even if we have to maintain that high level of paranoia. Remember, you're only paranoid if there ISN'T someone out to get you. In this case, recent history has shown there ARE people out to get us. Honor the memory of the fallen by doing the job better every day you put on the badge.

Just my two cents worth... and quite possibly not worth that.

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