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Officer Fatality Report

2017 Preliminary Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report

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Read press release (published 07/13/2017)

65 Law Enforcement Line-of-Duty Deaths in First Half of 2017

According to preliminary data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, as of June 30, 2017, 65 federal, state, and local law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year, increasing 30 percent over the 50 officers killed during the same period last year.

Fatalities by State—January 1 through June 30, 2017