FILE - In this March 8, 2010 file photo, Marines salute Saloma Bejar and Mariam Bejar, the mother and wife of fallen officer Javier Bejar, after presenting the ceremonial flag at cemetery services in ... more 
FILE - In this March 8, 2010 file photo, Marines salute Saloma Bejar and Mariam Bejar, the mother and wife of fallen officer Javier Bejar, after presenting the ceremonial flag at cemetery services in Reedley, Calif. Cluster killings of more than one officer helped make 2010 a particularly dangerous year for police officers. Some 160 officers died in the line of duty, a 37 percent jump from the same period in 2009 when 117 officers were killed, according to statistics compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a nonprofit that tracks police deaths. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gary Kazanjian, File
Fri, Dec 31, 2010 8:56 AM EST