The current crisis that our nation and the world is facing has resulted in the cancellation of public gatherings in DC during National Police Week 2020. The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum wants you to know that this crisis will not deter us from honoring the 2019 fallen. On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, we plan to march forward in solidarity with a virtual Candlelight Vigil and the reading of the names that can be watched from anywhere in the world. Then, as the future becomes more certain and the end of this crisis is near, we will begin to make plans for a live reading of names to honor our 2019 fallen officers. You have our commitment that the fallen will not be forgotten, and we will not rest until they receive the honor that they so rightfully deserve.

For now, we encourage you to support the mission of the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum by following the link below.

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Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through Mar 29, 2020 vs. Jan 1 through Mar 29, 2019
2020 2019 % Change
Total Fatalities 29 40 -28%
Firearms-related 12 17 -29%
Traffic-related 15 14 +7%
Other Causes 2 9 -78%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through March 29, 2020 vs. January 1 through March 29, 2019

Officer Fatalities by State – 2020

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Hover over or click on a state to view 2020 fatalities. States in dark red have fatalities.

Federal Agencies: 0

Military: 0

U.S. Territories: 0

Tribal: 1

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