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Preliminary 2014 Fatality Statistics

Preliminary 2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

Jan. 1 through Dec. 19, 2014 vs. Jan. 1 through Dec. 19, 2013

  2014
2013 % Change
Total Fatalities 120 97 +24%
Firearms-related 46 29 +59%
Traffic-related 47 42 +12%
Other Causes 27 26 +4%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
Jan. 1 through Dec. 19, 2014 vs. Jan. 1 through Dec. 19, 2013

2014 Fatalities by State


California 14
Texas 11
New York 7
Florida 5
Georgia 5
Alabama 4
Indiana 4
Pennsylvania 4
South Carolina 4
Virginia 4
New Jersey 3
Oklahoma 3
Tennessee 3
Alaska 2
Arizona 2
Louisiana 2
Massachusetts 2
Michigan 2
Mississippi 2
Missouri 2
Nebraska 2
Nevada 2
North Carolina 2
Ohio 2
Arkansas 1
Colorado 1
Illinois 1
Kansas 1
Kentucky 1
Minnesota 1
Montana 1
New Hampshire 1
New Mexico 1
Oregon 1
Utah 1
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1

Federal Agencies: 6
Military: 1
U.S. Territories: 5
Tribal: 2

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