From Press & Staff Reports
JACKSON — Last year, seven Mississippi officers were killed in the line of duty, making the Magnolia State one of the five deadliest states in the nation for law enforcement officers.
“We owe a debt of honor and remembrance to these seven officers,” said Shannon Fuller with the Mississippi Center for Police & Sheriffs.
Traffic-related fatalities were the leading cause of officer fatalities in 2013, killing 46 officers.
“On average, every 57 hours another officer