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OFFICER FATALITIES

 

Preliminary 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

January 1 through May 29, 2017 vs. January 1 through May 29, 2016

  2017 2016 % Change
Total Fatalities 53 39 +36%
Firearms-related 19 20 -5%
22 14 +57%
12 5 +140%

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through May 29, 2017 vs. January 1 through May 29, 2016

2017 Fatalities by State


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

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

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