Nearly 500 US law enforcement officers have been killed by COVID-19 between 2020 and 2021.
Statistics are collected by Officer down memorial pageIt keeps a list of the names of those who have been killed in the line of duty.
According to the websiteCOVID-19 claimed that 245 and 228 law enforcement officers were killed by COVID-19 in 2020, respectively.
The New York TimesAccording to reports, 45 officers were killed by gunfire in the same time frame in 2020.
Interview with ABC newsFayette County, Ohio Sheriff Vernon P. Stanforth stated, “It has taken a definite cost.”
Statisticians have shown that 374 people died in the scheduled service for 2020 and 356 in this year.