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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

 

Preliminary 2016 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through December 6, 2016 vs. January 1 through December 6, 2015

  2016 2015 % Change
Total Fatalities 134 112 +20%
Firearms-related 62 38 +63%
52 46 +13%
20 28 -29%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through December 6, 2016 vs. January 1 through December 6, 2015

2016 Fatalities by State


Texas 18
California 10
Louisiana 9
Michigan 7
Florida 6
Georgia 6
Iowa 5
Ohio 5
Tennessee 5
Colorado 4
Illinois 4
Arizona 3
Kansas 3
Maryland 3
New York 3
Pennsylvania 3
Utah 3
Virginia 3
Wisconsin 3
Arkansas 2
Massachusetts 2
Missouri 2
New Jersey 2
New Mexico 2
North Carolina 2
Alabama 1
Alaska 1
Indiana 1
Mississippi 1
North Dakota 1
Oregon 1
South Carolina 1
Washington 1
West Virginia 1

Federal Agencies: 5
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 4
Tribal: 1

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