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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2016 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through August 24, 2016 vs. January 1 through August 24, 2015

  2016 2015 % Change
Total Fatalities 75 75 0%
Firearms-related 37 23 +61%
26 32 -19%
12 20 -40%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through August 24, 2016 vs. January 1 through August 24, 2015

2016 Fatalities by State


Texas 13
Louisiana 8
California 4
Tennessee 4
Colorado 3
Florida 3
Georgia 3
Maryland 3
Michigan 3
Ohio 3
Virginia 3
Arizona 2
Illinois 2
Iowa 2
Kansas 2
Massachusetts 2
Arkansas 1
Indiana 1
Mississippi 1
New Jersey 1
New Mexico 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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