US police fatalities up 13 percent in 2011 to 173
Published 12/28/2011, The Jamestown Sun
One Oregon police chief was killed when a man allegedly took the officer's gun and shot him in the head. A policeman in Arizona was fatally shot when he went to a suburban Phoenix apartment complex to help a probation officer. And two South Dakota officers were killed in a shootout after a traffic stop.Word count: 683
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