law enforcement officers have died from complications related to
COVID-19 than from gunfire in the past two years, according to data
compiled by The Associated Press.
officers died in the past two years, 28 from COVID-19. Three others
were killed by gunfire, one was killed in a car crash and another died
in a work-related injury, according to the wire service.
forces affected by the coronavirus included those in Miami and West Palm
Beach as well as corrections officers and Customs and Border Protection
agents in the area. Most of those who died were in their 40s and 50s,
according to the news outlet, and a majority were white or Hispanic