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Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through Jan 22, 2020 vs. Jan 1 through jan 22, 2019
2020 2019 % Change
Total Fatalities 8 11 -27%
Firearms-related 3 6 -50%
Traffic-related 4 3 +33%
Other Causes 1 2 +50%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through January 22, 2020 vs. January 1 through January 22, 2019

Officer Fatalities by State – 2020

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

Federal Agencies: 6

Military: 0

U.S. Territories: 3

Tribal: 3

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