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The NYPD Shot and Killed 16 People in 2012, the Highest Number in 14 Years

There was also a 200 percent increase in officer suicides.
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The New York City Police Department just released its annual firearms discharge report, and the big takeaways are pretty grim.

NYPD officers shot and killed more people last year than in any year since 1998. More officers were shot and injured in 2012 than at any time since 1997. And there was a 200 percent increase in officer suicides over 2011, with eight deaths in 2012 compared to three the year before.