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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2015 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

Jan. 1 through Mar. 3, 2015 vs. Jan. 1 through Mar. 3, 2014

  2015
2014 % Change
Total Fatalities 14 19 -26%
Firearms-related 1 6 -83%
Traffic-related 8 8 0%
Other Causes 5 5 0%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
Jan. 1 through Mar. 3, 2015 vs. Jan. 1 through Mar. 3, 2014

2015 Fatalities by State


Alabama 2
Louisiana 2
Texas 2
Colorado 1
Kansas 1
Maryland 1
Mississippi 1
New Jersey 1
Oklahoma 1
Tennessee 1

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

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