*Updated 1/2/2016* Preliminary 2015 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

As Reported by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund:

http://www.nleomf.org/facts/officer-fatalities-data/?referrer=https://www.google.com/

January 1 through December 29, 2015 vs. January 1 through December 31, 2014

2015 2014 % Change
Total Fatalities 124 119 +4%
Firearms-related 42 49 -14%
Traffic-related 52 49 +6%
Other Causes 30 21 +43%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing
January 1 through December 29, 2015 vs. January 1 through December 31, 2014

2015 Fatalities by State

 

Texas 12
Georgia 11
Louisiana 9
California 6
New York 6
Kentucky 5
Mississippi 5
Pennsylvania 5
Alabama 4
Colorado 4
New Jersey 4
Tennessee 4
Illinois 3
Maryland 3
Michigan 3
Missouri 3
Ohio 3
South Carolina 3
Florida 2
North Carolina 2
New Mexico 2
Washington 2
Wisconsin 2
Arkansas 1
Hawaii 1
Idaho 1
Minnesota 1
Nebraska 1
Nevada 1
Oklahoma 1
Oregon 1
Vermont 1
Virginia 1

Federal Agencies: 3
Military: 0
U.S. Territories: 6
Tribal: 2

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