2010 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

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This report contains information on sworn law enforcement officers who are accidentally or feloniously killed in the line of duty or who were assaulted in the line of duty.   (FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definition).

 
Breakdown per Year
  2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Number of Officers Assaulted
787
758 814 929 982 922 834
739
883
812
776
703
Assaults With Personal Injury
433
418 436 484 477 431 438
368
410
390
389
367
Assaults Without Personal Injury
354
340 378 445 505 491 396
371
473
422
387
336
Number of Officers Killed
1
1
0
2
3
1
1
0
1
4
1
1

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Time of Day
Time of Day Number of Officers Assaulted
12:00am to 2:00am
131
2:00am to 4:00am
73
4:00am to 6:00am
30
6:00am to 8:00am
20
8:00am to 10:00am
33
10:00am to Noon
36
12:00pm to 2:00pm
36
2:00pm to 4:00pm
49
4:00pm to 6:00pm
74
6:00pm to 8:00pm
82
8:00pm to 10:00pm
108
10:00pm to Midnight
115

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults
Disturbance
226
Burglary in Progress
11
Robbery in Progress
1
Attempting Other Arrest
122
Civil Disorder
7
Handling Prisoners
172
Suspicious Persons
51
Ambush
5
Mentally Deranged
30
Traffic Related
62
All Other
100

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults
2 Officer Vehicle
89
1 Officer Vehicle Alone
202
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted
297
Detective Alone
11
Detective Assisted
12
Other Alone
65
Other Assisted
111

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults
Firearm
52
Hands/Fists/Feet
568
Knife
26
Other Weapon
141

 

 
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