Table 22

Aggravated Assault

by State, Types of Weapons, 2010

State Total
aggravated
assaults1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Personal
weapons
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 5,700 1,529 912 1,273 1,986 303 2,573,716
Alaska 3,309 543 780 795 1,191 35 694,439
Arizona 15,337 3,618 2,604 4,577 4,538 96 6,084,911
Arkansas 10,044 2,548 1,522 2,163 3,811 199 2,498,547
California 95,678 16,937 15,178 33,074 30,489 729 37,180,162
Colorado 9,535 1,936 2,323 2,659 2,617 171 4,579,863
Connecticut 5,703 792 1,250 2,026 1,635 99 3,431,851
Delaware 3,376 824 763 1,400 389 53 897,934
District of Columbia 3,238 606 944 1,233 455 1 601,723
Florida 69,482 13,295 12,385 25,994 17,808 663 18,791,299
Georgia 20,287 5,160 3,580 5,553 5,994 458 7,659,917
Hawaii 1,953 170 421 642 720 3 1,207,055
Idaho 2,556 361 472 847 876 102 1,466,441
Illinois2 1,646 805 219 311 311 1 156,180
Indiana 5,496 514 662 1,171 3,149 286 4,464,937
Iowa 6,010 566 1,143 1,369 2,932 188 2,719,028
Kansas 7,354 2,016 1,545 2,274 1,519 236 2,641,509
Kentucky 5,056 1,060 869 1,976 1,151 330 4,066,139
Louisiana 14,895 3,501 2,409 3,742 5,243 172 3,916,237
Maine 794 48 157 235 354 167 1,328,361
Maryland 12,754 1,761 2,872 4,610 3,511 153 4,166,837
Massachusetts 20,904 2,043 4,770 10,749 3,342 320 6,135,892
Michigan 30,673 8,231 6,005 10,926 5,511 515 9,294,572
Minnesota 6,606 1,058 1,307 1,876 2,365 305 4,764,748
Mississippi 2,910 888 521 781 720 121 2,040,999
Missouri 18,676 5,368 2,407 4,750 6,151 578 5,819,912
Montana 1,781 278 256 532 715 96 839,025
Nebraska 3,230 531 505 1,378 816 211 1,669,683
Nevada 10,336 1,554 1,893 5,192 1,697 40 2,460,734
New Hampshire 1,220 202 401 328 289 150 1,153,610
New Jersey 13,764 2,101 3,113 4,320 4,230 578 8,713,262
New Mexico 8,578 1,669 1,474 2,779 2,656 88 1,873,990
New York 16,331 2,311 5,182 4,675 4,163 533 10,706,971
North Carolina 19,087 5,677 3,911 5,270 4,229 308 8,077,998
North Dakota 1,134 21 105 228 780 87 633,347
Ohio 14,061 3,511 2,687 4,463 3,400 444 9,605,351
Oklahoma 12,194 2,347 2,016 4,416 3,415 302 3,610,830
Oregon 5,499 614 1,033 1,894 1,958 140 3,347,382
Pennsylvania 25,145 4,984 3,841 6,324 9,996 1,264 12,290,455
Rhode Island 1,596 302 426 676 192 49 1,052,567
South Carolina 20,187 5,274 3,663 5,614 5,636 407 4,393,517
South Dakota 1,098 144 378 353 223 107 696,093
Tennessee 27,640 8,231 6,137 10,644 2,628 457 6,136,858
Texas 71,380 15,544 15,836 25,244 14,756 1,020 25,077,044
Utah 3,530 603 954 1,148 825 119 2,705,776
Vermont 439 49 84 72 234 67 524,847
Virginia 9,472 1,872 2,189 3,011 2,400 354 7,951,616
Washington 12,248 1,678 2,180 3,824 4,566 254 6,684,514
West Virginia 1,712 339 269 402 702 127 830,296
Wisconsin 7,962 1,764 800 1,564 3,834 342 5,262,535
Wyoming 847 79 156 263 349 65 559,126
  • 1 The number of aggravated assaults from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2010 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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