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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2015 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

Jan. 1 through Jan. 26, 2015 vs. Jan. 1 through Jan. 26, 2014

  2015
2014 % Change
Total Fatalities 8 10 -20%
Firearms-related 1 2 -50%
Traffic-related 5 5 0%
Other Causes 2 3 -33%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
Jan. 1 through Jan. 26, 2015 vs. Jan. 1 through Jan. 26, 2014

2015 Fatalities by State


Texas 2
Colorado 1
Kansas 1
Louisiana 1
Maryland 1
Mississippi 1
New Jersey 1

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

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