Table 22

Aggravated Assault

by State, Types of Weapons, 2013

State Total
aggravated
assaults1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Personal
weapons
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 12,045 2,272 1,798 6,163 1,812 259 3,913,139
Alaska 3,105 550 630 825 1,100 32 730,730
Arizona 16,855 3,942 2,938 4,977 4,998 107 6,368,698
Arkansas 8,490 2,471 1,226 1,657 3,136 222 2,616,509
California 89,005 15,616 14,522 30,029 28,838 736 38,324,460
Colorado 9,738 2,542 2,394 2,449 2,353 203 5,038,948
Connecticut 4,869 631 1,046 1,771 1,421 104 3,596,080
Delaware 2,899 743 687 1,129 340 45 922,919
District of Columbia 3,830 858 1,274 1,205 493 2 646,449
Florida 60,648 13,613 11,177 22,020 13,838 613 19,325,547
Georgia 18,847 5,719 3,288 5,070 4,770 442 8,945,359
Hawaii 307 0 27 139 141 1 159,652
Idaho 2,510 396 480 800 834 107 1,606,277
Illinois2 1,507 766 196 266 279 1 150,209
Indiana 11,874 2,024 1,424 3,689 4,737 252 4,870,182
Iowa 5,308 550 906 1,008 2,844 197 2,712,559
Kansas 6,809 1,971 1,536 2,080 1,222 240 2,633,420
Kentucky 4,152 912 765 1,515 960 371 4,318,520
Louisiana 15,435 3,847 2,406 4,500 4,682 190 4,401,455
Maine 910 39 174 255 442 183 1,328,302
Maryland 12,051 1,691 3,199 4,000 3,161 152 4,589,319
Massachusetts 17,652 2,016 4,350 8,219 3,067 326 6,459,273
Michigan 25,978 7,658 5,288 8,843 4,189 540 9,184,659
Minnesota 6,870 1,257 1,302 1,831 2,480 331 5,419,634
Mississippi 2,487 771 316 594 806 67 1,420,332
Missouri 17,981 5,185 2,406 4,984 5,406 602 6,000,253
Montana 1,776 240 251 568 717 95 926,356
Nebraska 2,858 635 496 1,005 722 204 1,654,880
Nevada 9,786 1,666 1,915 4,061 2,144 49 2,742,647
New Hampshire 1,341 217 304 307 513 148 1,174,048
New Jersey 11,797 2,265 2,535 3,635 3,362 543 8,517,242
New Mexico 6,538 1,361 1,157 2,039 1,981 71 1,425,916
New York 45,807 5,328 12,247 13,014 15,218 483 19,154,951
North Carolina 17,421 6,127 3,289 4,244 3,761 312 7,971,054
North Dakota 1,398 30 165 274 929 100 714,526
Ohio 11,693 2,897 2,084 4,289 2,423 438 8,343,740
Oklahoma 11,425 1,950 2,013 4,077 3,385 344 3,696,802
Oregon 4,946 598 928 1,740 1,680 181 3,383,136
Pennsylvania 22,227 4,452 3,249 5,270 9,256 1,210 11,828,225
Rhode Island 1,550 398 363 492 297 49 1,051,511
South Carolina 17,258 5,749 3,168 4,726 3,615 259 4,566,990
South Dakota 1,919 190 438 532 759 119 763,020
Tennessee 27,748 8,295 5,374 10,115 3,964 449 6,292,929
Texas 63,987 15,053 14,435 21,462 13,037 946 25,752,157
Utah 3,397 604 909 1,147 737 123 2,615,082
Vermont 363 62 74 67 160 60 448,429
Virginia 8,514 1,970 1,729 2,477 2,338 351 7,051,789
Washington 10,871 1,631 1,749 3,992 3,499 239 6,460,793
West Virginia 2,497 392 289 646 1,170 241 1,108,044
Wisconsin 9,195 2,087 1,150 2,025 3,933 386 5,588,661
Wyoming 889 87 155 248 399 61 562,339
  • 1 The number of aggravated assaults from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2013 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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