2009 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
  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
Number of Officers Assaulted 758 814 929 982 922 834
739
883
812
776
703
693
Assaults With Personal Injury 418 436 484 477 431 438
368
410
390
389
367
344
Assaults Without Personal Injury 340 378 445 505 491 396
371
473
422
387
336
349
Number of Officers Killed
1
0
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
130
2:00am to 4:00am
70
4:00am to 6:00am
30
6:00am to 8:00am
24
8:00am to 10:00am
31
10:00am to Noon
42
12:00pm to 2:00pm
45
2:00pm to 4:00pm
49
4:00pm to 6:00pm
72
6:00pm to 8:00pm
68
8:00pm to 10:00pm
90
10:00pm to Midnight
107

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Call
Type of Call Number of Assaults
Disturbance
220
Burglary in Progress
12
Robbery in Progress
1
Attempting Other Arrest
109
Civil Disorder
3
Handling Prisoners
182
Suspicious Persons
53
Ambush
4
Mentally Deranged
25
Traffic Related
56
All Other
93

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Assignment
Assignment Number of Assaults
2 Officer Vehicle
103
1 Officer Vehicle Alone
204
1 Officer Vehicle Assisted
268
Detective Alone
10
Detective Assisted
11
Other Alone
50
Other Assisted
112

 

 
Officers Assaulted by Type of Weapon
Weapon Number of Assaults
Firearm
36
Hands/Fists/Feet
556
Knife
12
Other Weapon
154

 

 
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