line of duty

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They risk their lives each day and it is outrageous that 65 officers have died in the line of duty in the first half of this year.
in 1791, over 20,000 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty.
8220;Tragically, too many fall in the line of duty with this becoming a too common occurrence,” continued LoRusso.
BEIRUT: Several dozen Civil Defense personnel in rebel-held Aleppo held a sit-in Monday to publicize their demand for full compensation to be paid to the families of colleagues killed in the line of duty.
Over the same period, just five British police officers have been killed in the line of duty - or one officer for every 37.
Detective Inspector Lindsay Denton is the sole survivor of a police convoy ambushed while Line of Duty BBC2, Wednesday, 9pm escorting a protected witness.
We have seen many killed in the line of duty in many conflicts since the end of WWI, I would assume very few died and were then awarded a military medal for an act of bravery.
The clever thing about Blackout and Line of Duty is that the leads in both are antiheroes - bad men we still root for.
This monument, located near the municipal building, memorializes Huron police officers killed in the line of duty.
When an officer is killed in the line of duty, the FBI gathers data about circumstances pertaining to the death.
Myers, USAF, Retired, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, accepts a grant made to Quality of Life Plus, a nonprofit that improves quality of life of wounded active-duty and retired military veterans and other public servants injured in the line of duty.