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felony

A more serious crime than a misdemeanor with punishment greater than that for misdemeanors; can be grounds for license denial, revocation, suspension, or probation of a health care provider. It is punishable by imprisonment or death, depending on state law and the type of crime.
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Suspects: Law enforcement agencies identified 51 alleged assailants in connection with the felonious line-of-duty deaths.
(2) Violent Encounters: Felonious Assaults on America's Law Enforcement Officers is available from the UCR Program Office, FBI Complex, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, WV 26306-0150 or by calling 888-827-6427.
Suspects: Law enforcement agencies identified 77 alleged assailants in connection with the 72 felonious line-of-duty deaths.
The authors' experiences and research suggest that many factors have contributed to reducing the number of felonious deaths over recent years.
(5.) Unpublished data from the research for In the Line of Fire: A Study of Selected Felonious Assaults on Law Enforcement Officers.
Regions: Twenty-one of the felonious deaths occurred in the South, 13 in the West, 7 in the Northeast, and 5 in the Midwest.
A previous study, Killed in the Line of Duty,(2) scrutinized felonious killings of law enforcement officers, but by nature, it omitted a crucial perspective-that of the victim officers.
The 41 felonious line-of-duty deaths took place during 38 separate incidents.
Department of Justice, Killed in the Line of Duty: A Study of Selected Felonious Killings of Law Enforcement Officers (Washington, DC: U.S.
Fredenil Castro, Alvarez said there is a need to reimpose the death penalty because 'the national crime rate has grown to such alarming proportions requiring an all-out offensive against all forms of felonious acts.'
* 16 officers died in 2007 from felonious attacks during arrest situations.
(2) Killed in the Line of Duty: A Study of Selected Felonious Killings of Law Enforcement Officers, FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC.