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Georgia has highest number of police officers killed

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A new report released this week shows Georgia had one of the highest-number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms.

The report says Georgia had the fifth-highest in the country, with five police deaths in 2014.

California recorded the most police deaths.

In the U.S. 50 officers were killed by guns in 2014, compared to 32 the previous year.

Shootings are the leading cause of police officer deaths in the united states.

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