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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2015 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through March 31, 2015 vs. January 1 through March 31, 2014

  2015
2014 % Change
Total Fatalities 30 28 +7%
Firearms-related 7 12 -42%
Traffic-related 13 11 +18%
Other Causes 10 5 +100%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through March 31, 2015 vs. January 1 through March 31, 2014

2015 Fatalities by State


Alabama 3
Texas 3
Georgia 2
Kentucky 2
Louisiana 2
Maryland 2
Mississippi 2
California 1
Colorado 1
Hawaii 1
Illinois 1
Kansas 1
New Jersey 1
New York 1
Oklahoma 1
Pennsylvania 1
Tennessee 1
Wisconsin 1

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

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