Preliminary 2020 Fatalities

Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through September 19, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through September 19, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 100 106 +6%
Firearms-related 36 37 +3%
Traffic-related 29 36 +24%
Other Causes 35 33 -6%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through September 19, 2019 vs. January 1 through September 19, 2020

Please note that the state total includes officers who have died as a result of COVID-19 and whose department has submitted the appropriate documents. View other COVID-19 officer fatalities here