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Preliminary 2014 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

Jan. 1 through Nov. 28, 2014 vs. Jan. 1 through Nov. 28, 2013

  2014
2013 % Change
Total Fatalities 111 87 +28%
Firearms-related 45 27 +67%
Traffic-related 42 36 +17%
Other Causes 24 24 0%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
Jan. 1 through Nov. 28, 2014 vs. Jan. 1 through Nov. 28, 2013

2014 Fatalities by State


California 14
Texas 11
New York 6
Florida 5
Alabama 4
Georgia 4
Indiana 4
Virginia 4
Arizona 3
New Jersey 3
Oklahoma 3
Pennsylvania 3
South Carolina 3
Tennessee 3
Alaska 2
Louisiana 2
Massachusetts 2
Missouri 2
Nebraska 2
Nevada 2
North Carolina 2
Ohio 2
Arkansas 1
Colorado 1
Illinois 1
Kansas 1
Kentucky 1
Michigan 1
Minnesota 1
Mississippi 1
Montana 1
New Hampshire 1
New Mexico 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.