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Preliminary 2014 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

September 17, 2014 vs. September 17, 2013

  2014
2013 % Change
Total Fatalities 86 72 +19%
Firearms-related 37 22 +68%
Traffic-related 30 29 +3%
Other Causes 19 21 -10%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing September 17, 2014 to September 17, 2013

2014 Fatalities by State


California 9
Texas 6
New York 5
Georgia 4
Indiana 4
Florida 4
Virginia 4
New Jersey 3
Oklahoma 3
Alaska 2
Arizona 2
Louisiana 2
Massachusetts 2
Nebraska 2
Nevada 2
Pennsylvania 2
Tennessee 2
Alabama 1
Arkansas 1
Colorado 1
Illinois 1
Kansas 1
Kentucky 1
Michigan 1
Minnesota 1
Mississippi 1
Montana 1
New Hampshire 1
North Carolina 1
Ohio 1
Oregon 1
South Carolina 1
Utah 1
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1

Federal Agencies: 5
Military: 1
U.S. Territories: 4

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