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Preliminary 2019 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through August 18, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through August 18, 2018
2019 2018 % Change
Total Fatalities 72 108 -33%
Firearms-related 31 37 -16%
Traffic-related 25 32 -22%
Other Causes 16 39 -59%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through August 18, 2019 vs. January 1 through August 18, 2018

Officer Fatalities by State – 2019

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Hover over or click on a state to view fatalities. States in dark red have fatalities.

Federal Agencies: 3

Military: 0

U.S. Territories: 3

Tribal: 3

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