While firearms-related officer deaths are down across the nation, traffic-related and other causes for death, like heart attacks, appear to have skyrocketed.
Seven out of eight officers killed this year had been killed by white men.
Fatal shootings of police are up in 2016, and the culprits are overwhelmingly white men. The facts behind these tragic killings stand in sharp contrast to the claims of some police and right-wing political pundits that have tried to attribute the deaths of officers to the Black Lives Matter movement or the music of pop star Beyoncé. Of 35