Expanded Homicide Data Table 14

Justifiable Homicide

by Weapon, Law Enforcement,1 2008–2012

Year Total Total
firearms
Handguns Rifles Shotguns Firearms,
type not
stated
Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
dangerous
weapons
Personal
weapons
2008 378 373 305 30 13 25 1 2 2
2009 414 411 326 29 6 50 0 3 0
2010 397 396 323 29 6 38 0 1 0
2011 404 401 305 36 11 49 2 0 1
2012 410 409 328 36 7 38 0 1 0
  • 1 The killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty.