Preliminary 2021 Fatalities

Preliminary 2021 Fallen Officer Fatalities

Jan 1 through March 1, 2020 vs. Jan 1 through March 1, 2021
2020 2021 % Change
Total Fatalities 21 28 +33%
Firearms-related 8 10 +25%
Traffic-related 10 13 +30%
Other Causes 3 5 +67%
Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities

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