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OFFICER FATALITIES

 

Preliminary 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through August 18, 2017 vs. January 1 through August 18, 2016

  2017 2016 % Change
Total Fatalities 78 81 -4%
Firearms-related 28 38 -26%
32 29 +10%
18 14 +29%

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through August 18, 2017 vs. January 1 through August 18, 2016

2017 Fatalities by State


New York 8
Texas 7
Georgia 5
California 4
Florida 4
Virginia 4
Louisiana 3
Oklahoma 3
Arkansas 2
Delaware 2
Illinois 2
Mississippi 2
Missouri 2
North Carolina 2
Ohio 2
South Carolina 2
Tennessee 2
Wisconsin 2
Alabama 1
Indiana 1
Iowa 1
Kentucky 1
Maine 1
Michigan 1
Montana 1
Nevada 1
New Mexico 1
North Dakota 1
Pennsylvania 1
Washington  1
West Virginia 1

Federal Agencies: 3
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 1
Tribal: 3

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