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Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through Dec 2, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through Dec 2, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 120 159 +33%
Firearms-related 45 45 0%
Traffic-related 36 44 +22%
Other Causes 39 70 +79%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through December 2, 2019 vs. January 1 through December 2, 2020

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: 1

U.S. Territories: 2

Tribal: 3


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