2011 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
  2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Number of Officers Assaulted
801
787
758
814
929
982
922
834
739
883
812
776
Assaults With Personal Injury
450
433
418
436
484
477
431
438
368
410
390
389
Assaults Without Personal Injury
351
354
340
378
445
505
491
396
371
473
422
387
Number of Officers Killed
1
1
1
0
2
3
1
1
0
1
4
1

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Time of Day
Time of Day Number of Officers Assaulted
12:00am to 2:00am
142
2:00am to 4:00am
69
4:00am to 6:00am
22
6:00am to 8:00am
13
8:00am to 10:00am
32
10:00am to Noon
54
12:00pm to 2:00pm
49
2:00pm to 4:00pm
64
4:00pm to 6:00pm
73
6:00pm to 8:00pm
78
8:00pm to 10:00pm
78
10:00pm to Midnight
127

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults
Disturbance
181
Burglary in Progress
5
Robbery in Progress
3
Attempting Other Arrest
150
Civil Disorder
14
Handling Prisoners
212
Suspicious Persons
48
Ambush
7
Mentally Deranged
46
Traffic Related
66
All Other
69

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults
2 Officer Vehicle
80
1 Officer Vehicle Alone
223
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted
255
Detective Alone
11
Detective Assisted
18
Other Alone
48
Other Assisted
166

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults
Firearm
66
Hands/Fists/Feet
590
Knife
22
Other Weapon
123

 

 
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