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Preliminary 2021 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through April 15, 2020 vs. Jan 1 through April 15, 2021
2020 2021 % Change
Total Fatalities 67 48 -28%
Firearms-related 14 15 +7%
Traffic-related 16 23 +44%
Other Causes 37 10 -73%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through April 15, 2020 vs. January 1 through April 15, 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: 5

Military: 0

U.S. Territories: 3

Tribal: 2

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