2007 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
  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Number of Officers Assaulted 929 982 922 834
739
883
812
776
703
693
Assaults With Personal Injury 484 477 431 438
368
410
390
389
367
344
Assaults Without Personal Injury 445 505 491 396
371
473
422
387
336
349
Number of Officers Killed 2
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
154
2:00am to 4:00am
86
4:00am to 6:00am
27
6:00am to 8:00am
14
8:00am to 10:00am
37
10:00am to Noon
29
12:00pm to 2:00pm
56
2:00pm to 4:00pm
59
4:00pm to 6:00pm
97
6:00pm to 8:00pm
107
8:00pm to 10:00pm
108
10:00pm to Midnight
155

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults
Disturbance
261
Burglary in Progress
3
Robbery in Progress
5
Attempting Other Arrest
160
Civil Disorder
5
Handling Prisoners
166
Suspicious Persons
63
Ambush
1
Mentally Deranged
24
Traffic Related
115
All Other
126

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults
2 Officer Vehicle
134
1 Officer Vehicle Alone
223
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted
374
Detective Alone
7
Detective Assisted
15
Other Alone
118
Other Assisted
58

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults
Firearm
27
Hands/Fists/Feet
677
Knife
51
Other Weapon
174

 

 
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