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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2016 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through July 27, 2016 vs. January 1 through July 27, 2015

  2016 2015 % Change
Total Fatalities 68 63 +8%
Firearms-related 33 19 +74%
24 29 -17%
11 15 -27%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through July 27, 2016 vs. January 1 through July 27, 2015

2016 Fatalities by State


Texas 14
Louisiana 7
California 3
Colorado 3
Florida 3
Maryland 3
Michigan 3
Ohio 3
Virginia 3
Georgia 2
Illinois 2
Iowa 2
Kansas 2
Massachusetts 2
Tennessee 2
Arizona 1
Indiana 1
Mississippi 1
New Jersey 1
North Dakota 1
Oregon 1
Pennsylvania 1
South Carolina 1
Utah 1
West Virginia 1
Wisconsin 1

Federal Agencies: 3
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 0
Tribal: 0

Note: All data are preliminary and are subject to change.

 

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