Why is it significant to remember those officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice? What effect does this remembrance have on police officers? What effect does it have on the community?
What are the statistics, over the last three years, for assaults on police officers and line-of-duty deaths of police officers? Make sure to differentiate between accidental deaths and deaths that are related to felonies.
Examine the data compiled on police officers killed in your state over the last three years. What can we learn from those statistics?
Based on your examination of national statistics and data from your state, are there any trends in assaults upon or killings of law enforcement officers?