Preliminary 2020 Fatalities

Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through DEc 5, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through Dec 5, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 121 173 +43%
Firearms-related 45 46 +2%
Traffic-related 36 43 +19%
Other Causes 40 84 +110%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through December 5, 2019 vs. January 1 through December 5, 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