By Kristen Chapman
CBS 12 News
PALM BEACH COUNTY (CBS12) — So far, 132 officers have lost their lives in the line of duty in 2016.
Out of that number, five of those deaths happened in Florida. This is a 12% increase from the year prior.
In light of these horrifying statistics, a local law enforcement officer is hoping to protect his own with a new device to increase officer safety.