Preliminary 2021 Fatalities

Preliminary 2021 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through April 12, 2020 vs. Jan 1 through April 12, 2021
2020 2021 % Change
Total Fatalities 61 45 -26%
Firearms-related 14 15 +7%
Traffic-related 15 21 +40%
Other Causes 32 9 -72%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through April 12, 2020 vs. January 1 through April 12, 2021

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