FBI Releases 2019 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

According to statistics reported to the FBI, 89 U.S. law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2019. Of these, 48 officers died in felonious acts, and 41 officers died in accidents.

Comprehensive incident data tables and narratives describing the attacks are included in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2019, released last week.