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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

 

Preliminary 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through March 27, 2017 vs. January 1 through March 27, 2016

  2017 2016 % Change
Total Fatalities 31 30 3%
Firearms-related 9 15 -40%
12 11 +9%
10 4 +150%

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through March 27, 2017 vs. January 1 through March 27, 2016

2017 Fatalities by State


New York 5
California 3
Georgia 3
Florida 2
Louisiana 2
Delaware 1
Illinois 1
Nevada 1
New Mexico 1
North Carolina 1
North Dakota 1
Ohio 1
Oklahoma 1
Tennessee 1
Texas 1
Virginia 1
Washington  1
Wisconsin 1

Federal Agencies: 1
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 0
Tribal: 2

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