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2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report

According to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 117 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in 2014, a nine percent increase from 2013, when 107 officers were killed.

Read the Preliminary 2014 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report (published 12/30/2014)

Read the press release. (published 12/30/2014)


Total Fatalities: 1964-2014

Firearms-related fatalities accounted for 48 deaths, increasing 45 percent from 2013 when 33 officers were killed. Traffic-related incidents were also a leading cause of officer deaths in 2014, killing 48 officers.