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2006 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
  2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Number of Officers Assaulted 982 922 834
739
883
812
776
703
693
Assaults With Personal Injury 477 431 438
368
410
390
389
367
344
Assaults Without Personal Injury 505 491 396
371
473
422
387
336
349
Number of Officers Killed
3
1
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
146
2:00am to 4:00am
123
4:00am to 6:00am
28
6:00am to 8:00am
31
8:00am to 10:00am
53
10:00am to Noon
45
12:00pm to 2:00pm
36
2:00pm to 4:00pm
82
4:00pm to 6:00pm
96
6:00pm to 8:00pm
86
8:00pm to 10:00pm
126
10:00pm to Midnight
130

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults Percentage
Disturbance
236
24.0%
Burglary in Progress
14
1.4%
Robbery in Progress
3
0.3%
Attempting Other Arrest
154
15.7%
Civil Disorder
5
0.5%
Handling Prisoners
203
20.7%
Suspicious Persons
55
5.6%
Ambush
3
0.3%
Mentally Deranged
23
2.3%
Traffic Related
117
12.0%
All Other
169
17.2%

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults Percentage
2 Officer Vehicle
156
15.9%
1 Officer Vehicle Alone
245
25.0%
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted
336
34.2%
Detective Alone
4
0.4%
Detective Assisted
12
1.2%
Other Alone
158
16.1%
Other Assisted
71
7.2%

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults Percentage
Firearm
52
5.3%
Hands/Fists/Feet
691
70.4%
Knife
30
3.0%
Other Weapon
209
21.3%

 

 
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