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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2016 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through February 14, 2016 vs. January 1 through February 14, 2015

  2016 2015 % Change
Total Fatalities 11 14 -21%
Firearms-related 8 1 +700%
Traffic-related 2 8 -75%
Other Causes 1 5 -80%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through February 14, 2016 vs. January 1 through February 14, 2015

2016 Fatalities by State


California 1
Colorado 1
Georgia 1
Illinois 1
Maryland 2
North Dakota 1
Ohio 1
Oregon 1
Utah 1

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

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