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OFFICER FATALITIES

 

Preliminary 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through July 23, 2017 vs. January 1 through July 23, 2016

  2017 2016 % Change
Total Fatalities 69 72 -4%
Firearms-related 25 33 -24%
28 25 +12%
16 14 +14%

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through July 23, 2017 vs. January 1 through July 23, 2016

2017 Fatalities by State


New York 8
Georgia 5
California 4
Florida 4
Louisiana 3
Texas 4
Arkansas 2
Delaware 2
Illinois 2
North Carolina 2
Ohio 2
Oklahoma 2
South Carolina 2
Tennessee 2
Virginia 2
Wisconsin 2
Alabama 1
Iowa 1
Kentucky 1
Maine 1
Michigan 1
Mississippi 1
Missouri 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.