“Cop Killer” Comes To Life In 2010, Most Deadly Year For Police Officers

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Did You Know, For Discussion, For Your Information

If you remember the uproar that Ice-T’s rock group, Body Count, caused with their incendiary track “Cop Killer” then you can be sure that somehow, someway, the significant rise of police deaths will be tracked back the urban community.

Two officers in a remote Alaska town were ambushed as they chatted on a street. A California officer and deputy were killed by an arson suspect with a high-powered rifle as they tried to serve a warrant. Two other officers doing anti-drug work were gunned down by men along a busy Arkansas highway.

These so-called cluster killings of more than one officer helped make 2010 a particularly deadly year for law enforcement. Deaths in the line of duty jumped 37 percent to about 160 from 117 the year before, according to numbers as of Tuesday compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a nonprofit that tracks police deaths.

There also was a spike in shooting deaths. Fifty-nine federal, state and local officers were killed by gunfire in 2010, a 20 percent jump from last year’s figures, when 49 were killed. The total does not include the death of a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot twice in the face Monday night in Atlanta as he tried to make a traffic stop.

And 73 officers died in traffic incidents, a rise from the 51 killed in 2009, according to the data.

Craig Floyd, director of the Washington-based fund, said the rise in fatalities could be an aftershock of the nation’s economic troubles as officers in some communities cope with slashed budgets.

We salute all the men and women who work tirelessly, and for little pay, to make sure that our streets are as safe as possible. Clearly all cops aren’t good cops and to those crooked, racist, a**holes, we say…protect your neck, Karma is a b*tch!



  • KJ

    Cops deserve to DIE! they just need to leave me alone and they will get to live!

  • mike

    Smh @ some of these dumb niccas funny how niccas be robing raping and shoting all day long but u hate the cops blacks are ten times worse to each other then cops

  • guns dont kill people, chuck norris kills people

    @ south central

    have u always been a worthless piece of trash r did this just happen recently just askin

  • mike

    Glok u need life faggit azz punk get a job u come to this site all day and cleary your no gangster cuzz most gangsters have better things to do then ride out on gossip sites you phoney homo thug get a job punk azz

  • south-central

    @ chucknorris : When a pig get’s his head put on flat i roll up a nice burrito size blunt and have drink some yac.

    FVCK DEVILS !!!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/tcoleycole tina

    i’m black and i don’t like cops either i believe the majority of them are crooked and criminals behind badges, however you guys do sound super ignorant and please learn how to spell. you are such stereotypes!
    but dude was right when he said blacks treat each other badly…truth hurts?

  • http://bossip GAT TURNER buuudddat!!!!

    Turn the lights off and the water……police won’t have a chance….

    we are on the verge of ANTARCHY……..play like you don’t kow if you want…..you will die first……You really thing playing ignorant will save you…….lol

    Police dayz are numbered!

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