With anger at police high, officers face greater danger
Last updated 10/2/2020 at 5:04pm
A man walks up to a squad car and opens fire on two sheriff's deputies sitting inside. Two police officers are shot after responding to sounds of gunfire during a protest.
The shootings – one in Los Angeles and the other 2000 miles away in Louisville, Kentucky, less than two weeks later - are stark reminders of the dangers law enforcement officers face at a time when anger toward them in the wake of police killings of Black Americans, such as George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, has boiled over.
"I think it's more than a suggestion that people are seeking to do harm to cops," David Brown, sup...