Preliminary 2019 Fatalities

Preliminary 2019 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through August 21, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through August 21, 2018
2019 2018 % Change
Total Fatalities 72 109 -34%
Firearms-related 31 37 -16%
Traffic-related 25 33 -24%
Other Causes 16 39 -59%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through August 21, 2019 vs. January 1 through August 21, 2018