Preliminary 2020 Fatalities

Preliminary 2020 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through August 8, 2019 vs. Jan 1 through August 8, 2020
2019 2020 % Change
Total Fatalities 90 80 -11%
Firearms-related 32 32 0%
Traffic-related 27 31 +15%
Other Causes 31 17 -45%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through August 8, 2019 vs. January 1 through August 8, 2020

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