FBI Releases 2021 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), this report provides the 2021 statistics on the law enforcement officers killed in line-of-duty incidents. Of these, 73 officers died as a result of felonious acts and 56 officers died in accidents. Comprehensive data tables about these incidents and brief narratives describing the fatal attacks were released recently in the Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) portion on the FBI’s Law Enforcement Data Explorer. 

A copy of the full report can be read at https://tinyurl.com/2p8nbr26