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Ambush assaults against law enforcement officers, once on the decline, have spiked with five fatalities so far this year, four of them in incidents in the D.C. area. From domestic violence calls to planned attacks against police stations, 2016 has already been a dangerous year for law enforcement agents. We consider what’s behind the numbers and why police officers are increasingly finding themselves on the receiving end of ambush assaults in the D.C. area and around the country.
- Tom Jackman Reporter, Washington Post
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