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The stats of Chicago police attacks

Jul 20, 2016

There were more than 13,000 assaults and batteries against Chicago police from 2007 through late last year, city data show. Ten officers were killed in that time.

The recent deadly shootings of police officers in Dallas and in Baton Rouge illustrate the extreme dangers of being a cop in America.

But how often are police officers attacked? And how many attacks do Chicago police face?

Chicago police were the victims of assaults or batteries 13,039 times between January 2007 and the end of November 2015, according to city data provided by the Fraternal Order of Police union. That is an…

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