Officer, Newman, Michelle Franzen discussed on The KFBK Morning News
It. But I will say this. We have been building a lot a lot of people don't really been stressing. And frankly, because maybe I felt it wasn't the right thing to do. But we've been building a wall. If you go out you'll see what we can give you an exact list. Lawmakers returning for their first full session. Today on Capitol Hill. Michelle Franzen ABC news. It's seven forty three. Police are on the hunt for a man who shot and killed an officer in Stanislaus county deputy ROY saying was friends with corporal Ranil sing it was killed during a traffic stop early Wednesday morning and Newman. It definitely makes an impact that one of my friends one of my buddies die doing his job Thirty-three-year-old had been with the department for over seven years have released photographs of the suspect. Taken by surveillance cameras at a convenience store just moments before the traffic. Stop suspects truck has been recovered. And unfortunately, the little town of Newman is not alone and losing police officers the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. This year is up data released even before this week's death of a Newman. Police officer shows a thirteen percent increase. Joining us now on the live line is Craig Floyd with the national law enforcement officers memorial fund, Craig, unfortunately, California's one of the states with the highest number of officers killed in the line of duty. Do you have any as to what's happening is this some kind of growing trend? Well, unfortunately, we saw. Uptick in all categories of deaths this past year one hundred and forty four cross the nation. That's up twelve percent from last year firearms related deaths. Fifty two that's thirteen percent higher than last year and traffic.