Since 1791, greater than 22,000 law enforcement professionals have given their lives in the line of duty–over 70 in a single day in 2001, including 37 from the NYPD and 23 from the Port Authority Police–an average of over 140 a year.

—Rep. Thomas Garrett (R–VA)

Thank you to Law Enforcement Professionals, House Floor, May 17, 2017

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