Line-of-Duty Death Statistics

Between 2010 and 2020, a total of  2,046  law enforcement officers died in the line-of-duty.

When averaged, that is roughly  186  line-of-duty deaths every single year.

Year

# of Fallen Officers

2010181
2011188
2012145
2013136
2014163
2015167
2016181
2017186
2018187
2019150
*2020*362
* COVID-19 Pandemic

Almost half of all line-of-duty deaths are contributed to gunfire and motor vehicle collisions.