FBI reports over 60,000 police officers assaulted in 2020

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Police officers wearing a protective face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus carry the remains of Cpl. James O’Connor from Our Lady of Calvary Church in Philadelphia, Friday, May 8, 2020. O’Çonnor was shot and killed early Friday, March 13, as he served a homicide warrant at a home in the Philadelphia’s Frankford section. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Laura Cooper, executive director of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss recent numbers released by the FBI which concluded that more than 60,000 law enforcement officers were assaulted in the line of duty in 2020, and 31% sustained injuries.

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