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ID:

555

Date:

2010-05-27

Headline:

Concern over reported increase in attacks on rangers in national parks

Reporter's name:

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The National Park Service acknowledged that the number of threats and attacks against law enforcement rangers rose from 36 in 2008 to 158 in 2009.

Notes:

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility used FOIA to obtain information that enabled the group to compile the number/list of attacks and threats.

Keywords:

national parks, National Park Service, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, threats, violence, park rangers, law enforcement

URL:

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/crime-scene/around-the-nation/concern-over-reported-increase.html


Agencies:

DOI
NPS

States:

AL
AZ
CA
MS
NV
TN
WY

Categories:

environment
government property
law enforcement
workplace safety


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