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Preliminary 2015 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2016 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through September 30, 2016 vs. January 1 through September 30, 2015

  2016 2015 % Change
Total Fatalities 96 93 +3%
Firearms-related 41 30 +37%
38 38 0%
17 25 -32%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through September 30, 2016 vs. January 1 through September 30, 2015

2016 Fatalities by State


Texas 16
Louisiana 8
Michigan 5
Tennessee 5
California 4
Ohio 4
Colorado 3
Florida 3
Georgia 3
Illinois 3
Iowa 3
Kansas 3
Maryland 3
Virginia 3
Arizona 2
Arkansas 2
Massachusetts 2
New Mexico 2
North Carolina 2
Wisconsin 2
Alabama 1
Indiana 1
Mississippi 1
Missouri 1
New Jersey 1
New York 1
North Dakota 1
Oregon 1
Pennsylvania 1
South Carolina 1
Utah 1
West Virginia 1

Federal Agencies: 3
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 2
Tribal: 1

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

 

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