A Department of Justice report on how police officers die in the line of duty comes on the heels of several slayings of officers and police shootings of black men. In Kansas City, Kan., Veda Monday hugged a police officer at a ceremony for fallen police Capt. Robert Melton in July.
A Department of Justice report on how police officers die in the line of duty comes on the heels of several slayings of officers and police shootings of black men. In Kansas City, Kan., Veda Monday hugged a police officer at a ceremony for fallen police Capt. Robert Melton in July. File photo by Charlie Riedel The Associated Press
A Department of Justice report on how police officers die in the line of duty comes on the heels of several slayings of officers and police shootings of black men. In Kansas City, Kan., Veda Monday hugged a police officer at a ceremony for fallen police Capt. Robert Melton in July. File photo by Charlie Riedel The Associated Press

How do police die in the line of duty? Justice Department findings might surprise

August 05, 2016 3:32 PM