2014 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
  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Number of Officers Assaulted 1,037 1,015 827 801 787 758 814 929 982 922
Assaults With Personal Injury 578 565 511 450 433 418 436 484 477 431
Assaults Without Personal Injury 459 450 315 351 354 340 378 445 505 491
Number of Officers Killed 1 0 6 1 1 1 0 2 3 1

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Time of Day
Time of Day Number of Officers Assaulted
12:00am to 2:00am
140
2:00am to 4:00am
56
4:00am to 6:00am
33
6:00am to 8:00am
27
8:00am to 10:00am
55
10:00am to Noon
76
 
 
12:00pm to 2:00pm
79
2:00pm to 4:00pm
88
4:00pm to 6:00pm
128
6:00pm to 8:00pm
105
8:00pm to 10:00pm
114
10:00pm to Midnight
136

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults
Disturbance 265
Burglary in Progress 2
Robbery in Progress 4
Attempting Other Arrest 152
Civil Disorder 21
Handling Prisoners 279
Suspicious Persons 87
Ambush 4
Mentally Deranged 47
Traffic Related 75
All Other 101

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults
2 Officer Vehicle 121
1 Officer Vehicle Alone 231
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted 371
Detective Alone 4
Detective Assisted 12
Other Alone 116
Other Assisted 182

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults
Firearm 76
Hands/Fists/Feet 746
Knife 35
Other Weapon 180

 

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