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Preliminary Fallen Officer Fatalities | 2021

Comparing 2020 Officer Fatalities to 2021

Jan 1 - May 17, 2020 vs. Jan 1 - May 17, 2021
20202021% Change
Total Fatalities10812415%
Firearms-related182328%
Traffic-related202525%
Other Causes70769%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 - May 17, 2020 vs. January 1 - May 17, 2021

Officer Fatalities by State – 2021

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Hover over or click on a state to view 2021 fatalities. States in dark red have fatalities.

Federal Agencies: 9

Military: 0

U.S. Territories: 5

Tribal: 2

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