Preliminary 2020 Fatalities

Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through DEc 3, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through Dec 3, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 120 165 +38%
Firearms-related 45 45 0%
Traffic-related 36 45 +25%
Other Causes 39 75 +92%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

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