Preliminary 2020 Fatalities

Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through DEc 4, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through Dec 4, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 121 166 +37%
Firearms-related 45 46 +2%
Traffic-related 36 45 +25%
Other Causes 40 75 +88%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through December 4, 2019 vs. January 1 through December 4, 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