Preliminary 2020 Fatalities

Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through August 3, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through August 3, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 88 76 -14%
Firearms-related 32 31 -3%
Traffic-related 27 31 +15%
Other Causes 29 14 -52%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through August 3, 2019 vs. January 1 through August 3, 2020

COVID-19 law enforcement fatalities are not included on this page. View COVID-19 officer fatalities here