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Expanded Homicide Data Table 14

Justifiable Homicide

by Weapon, Law Enforcement,1 2010–2014

Year Total Total
firearms
Handguns Rifles Shotguns Firearms,
type not
stated
Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
dangerous
weapons
Personal
weapons
2010 397 396 323 29 6 38 0 1 0
2011 404 401 305 36 11 49 2 0 1
2012 426 423 339 38 7 39 0 3 0
2013 471 467 334 46 9 78 0 3 1
2014 444 442 323 45 5 69 1 1 0
  • 1 The killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty.