Table 22

Aggravated Assault

by State, Types of Weapons, 2014

State Total
aggravated
assaults1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Personal
weapons
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 11,707 2,213 1,640 6,353 1,501 251 4,017,610
Alaska 3,224 599 601 895 1,129 32 732,371
Arizona 11,240 2,773 2,090 2,876 3,501 74 4,781,193
Arkansas 9,514 2,822 1,340 1,790 3,562 250 2,625,453
California 91,654 15,776 14,853 32,465 28,560 732 38,766,160
Colorado 10,112 2,713 2,497 2,508 2,394 207 5,120,821
Connecticut 4,460 617 1,044 1,587 1,212 102 3,596,677
Delaware 2,865 861 605 1,036 363 49 933,379
District of Columbia 4,125 863 1,246 1,419 597 3 658,893
Florida 61,404 15,087 11,010 21,625 13,682 591 19,829,171
Georgia 19,955 6,433 3,234 5,331 4,957 459 9,186,183
Hawaii 336 1 36 137 162 1 162,229
Idaho 2,370 376 443 743 808 108 1,579,651
Illinois2 1,287 552 186 248 301 1 149,586
Indiana 12,994 2,438 1,472 3,503 5,581 265 5,292,033
Iowa 5,897 751 932 1,154 3,060 196 2,814,849
Kansas 6,491 2,073 1,386 1,829 1,203 224 2,456,537
Kentucky 4,382 1,063 740 1,610 969 390 4,357,196
Louisiana 13,277 3,864 2,206 3,650 3,557 171 3,958,290
Maine 887 58 143 210 476 181 1,330,089
Maryland 11,428 1,715 3,029 3,877 2,807 151 4,606,762
Massachusetts 17,282 1,897 4,116 7,952 3,317 319 6,277,316
Michigan 26,887 7,435 5,309 9,231 4,912 555 9,444,571
Minnesota 6,717 1,208 1,227 1,719 2,563 331 5,456,434
Mississippi 2,337 785 303 517 732 74 1,408,438
Missouri 18,377 5,472 2,527 5,132 5,246 590 6,006,231
Montana 2,194 322 318 677 877 99 987,530
Nebraska 3,105 550 515 1,055 985 201 1,535,157
Nevada 10,462 1,714 2,006 4,533 2,209 37 2,834,483
New Hampshire 1,366 227 348 300 491 152 1,217,941
New Jersey 11,036 2,080 2,354 3,428 3,174 546 8,701,247
New Mexico 8,620 1,861 1,523 2,591 2,645 116 2,043,362
New York 45,003 5,494 11,783 12,984 14,742 528 19,356,133
North Carolina 19,414 7,220 3,565 4,644 3,985 352 8,965,291
North Dakota 1,353 46 183 276 848 101 711,112
Ohio 12,920 3,757 2,446 4,077 2,640 431 9,064,650
Oklahoma 10,641 2,044 2,008 3,525 3,064 333 3,803,981
Oregon 5,008 574 974 1,755 1,705 156 3,222,938
Pennsylvania 21,744 4,399 3,379 4,958 9,008 1,381 12,433,961
Rhode Island 1,397 290 377 455 275 48 1,055,173
South Carolina 14,401 5,033 2,645 3,628 3,095 211 3,831,974
South Dakota 1,999 213 505 445 836 121 789,345
Tennessee 29,523 9,425 5,530 10,237 4,331 463 6,494,137
Texas 61,945 14,890 13,125 20,693 13,237 980 25,761,410
Utah 2,609 529 679 912 489 112 2,338,134
Vermont 359 46 67 50 196 60 514,607
Virginia 9,259 2,325 1,801 2,688 2,445 352 8,207,484
Washington 11,464 1,720 1,953 4,154 3,637 240 7,040,917
West Virginia 3,317 682 449 907 1,279 239 1,339,973
Wisconsin 9,648 2,554 1,182 2,005 3,907 382 5,506,370
Wyoming 856 91 156 242 367 57 561,865
  • 1 The number of aggravated assaults from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2014 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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