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Preliminary 2014 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

Jan. 1 through Oct. 31, 2014 vs. Jan. 1 through Oct. 31, 2013

  2014
2013 % Change
Total Fatalities 102 83 +23%
Firearms-related 42 25 +68%
Traffic-related 37 36 +3%
Other Causes 23 22 +5%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
Jan. 1 through Oct. 31, 2014 vs. Jan. 1 through Oct. 31, 2013

2014 Fatalities by State


California 14
Texas 9
New York 6
Georgia 4
Indiana 4
Florida 4
Virginia 4
Alabama 3
Arizona 3
New Jersey 3
Oklahoma 3
Pennsylvania 3
Alaska 2
Louisiana 2
Massachusetts 2
Nebraska 2
Nevada 2
South Carolina 2
Tennessee 2
Arkansas 1
Colorado 1
Illinois 1
Kansas 1
Kentucky 1
Michigan 1
Minnesota 1
Mississippi 1
Missouri 1
Montana 1
New Hampshire 1
New Mexico 1
North Carolina 1
Ohio 1
Oregon 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.