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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

 

Preliminary 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through February 26, 2017 vs. January 1 through February 26, 2016

  2017 2016 % Change
Total Fatalities 20 14 +43%
Firearms-related 5 10 -50%
8 2 +300%
7 2 +250%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through February 26, 2017 vs. January 1 through February 26, 2016

2017 Fatalities by State


California 3
Florida 2
Georgia 2
New York 2
Delaware 1
Illinois 1
Louisiana 1
Nevada 1
North Carolina 1
North Dakota 1
Ohio 1
Texas 1
Washington  1
Tennessee  1

Federal Agencies: 0
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 0
Tribal: 1

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