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September 23, 2014 vs. September 23, 2013

2014  2013 % Change
Total Fatalities 88 75 +17%
Firearms-related 37 23 +61%
Traffic-related 31 31 0%
Other Causes 20 21 -5%
Please note: These numbers reflect total officer fatalities comparing September 23, 2014 to September 23, 2013

2014 Fatalities by State

Officer Fatalities in 2014

Officer Fatalities in 2014

California 9
Texas 7
New York 6
Georgia 4
Indiana 4
Florida 4
Virginia 4
New Jersey 3
Oklahoma 3
Alaska 2
Arizona 2
Louisiana 2
Massachusetts 2
Nebraska 2
Nevada 2
Pennsylvania 2
Tennessee 2
Alabama 1
Arkansas 1
Colorado 1
Illinois 1
Kansas 1
Kentucky 1
Michigan 1
Minnesota 1
Mississippi 1
Montana 1
New Hampshire 1
North Carolina 1
Ohio 1
Oregon 1
South Carolina 1
Utah 1
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1

Federal Agencies: 5

Military: 1

U.S. Territories: 4

Note: All data are preliminary and are subject to change.

Source: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund


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