2004 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
  2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Number of Officers Assaulted 834
739
883
812
776
703
693
Assaults With Personal Injury 438
368
410
390
389
367
344
Assaults Without Personal Injury 396
371
473
422
387
336
349
Number of Officers Killed
1
0
1
4
1
1
1

 

Officers Assaulted by Time of Day
Time of Day Number of Officers Assaulted
12:00am to 2:00am
149
2:00am to 4:00am
105
4:00am to 6:00am
40
6:00am to 8:00am
17
8:00am to 10:00am
26
10:00am to Noon
40
12:00pm to 2:00pm
35
2:00pm to 4:00pm
60
4:00pm to 6:00pm
80
6:00pm to 8:00pm
84
8:00pm to 10:00pm
79
10:00pm to Midnight
119

 

 

Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults Percentage
Disturbance
187
22.4%
Burglary in Progress
6
0.7%
Robbery in Progress
6
0.7%
Attempting Other Arrest
148
17.7%
Civil Disorder
13
1.6%
Handling Prisoners
174
20.9%
Suspicious Persons
39
4.7%
Mentally Deranged
21
2.5%
Traffic Related
119
14.3%
Ambush
3
0.4%
All Other
118
14.1%

 

Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults Percentage
2 Officer Vehicle
129
15.5%
1 Officer Vehicle Alone
186
22.3%
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted
277
33.2%
Detective Alone
7
0.8%
Detective Assisted
8
0.9%
Other Alone
63
7.6%
Other Assisted
164
19.7%

 

Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults Percentage
Firearm
40
4.8%
Hands/Fists/Feet
490
58.8%
Knife
17
2.0%
Other Weapon
287
34.4%
 

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