Table 22

Aggravated Assault

by State, Types of Weapons, 2018

State Total
aggravated
assaults1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Personal
weapons
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 14,986 3,619 1,216 9,169 982 203 3,625,366
Alaska 4,377 935 763 1,411 1,268 32 733,747
Arizona 20,471 5,353 2,885 4,645 7,588 92 6,572,138
Arkansas 11,150 3,817 1,414 2,316 3,603 237 2,593,420
California 105,343 17,907 16,934 36,486 34,016 736 39,549,496
Colorado 13,035 3,947 2,624 3,120 3,344 186 5,028,003
Connecticut 4,294 690 1,030 1,505 1,069 106 3,572,665
Delaware 2,837 856 630 1,060 291 52 964,106
District of Columbia 3,971 936 1,109 1,490 436 3 702,455
Florida 55,504 16,799 10,389 19,619 8,697 671 21,279,120
Georgia 17,481 6,268 2,387 4,550 4,276 447 8,454,996
Hawaii 1,545 133 397 639 376 2 1,148,121
Idaho 2,681 524 484 801 872 79 1,587,760
Illinois2 1,525 676 155 276 418 1 146,198
Indiana 13,761 3,567 1,379 3,875 4,940 214 4,430,415
Iowa3
Kansas 7,512 2,749 1,120 1,856 1,787 212 2,159,192
Kentucky 2,039 372 382 972 313 331 3,382,683
Louisiana 16,901 5,200 2,447 5,229 4,025 179 4,364,269
Maine 801 72 132 250 347 134 1,338,404
Maryland 16,135 2,914 3,468 6,160 3,593 154 6,042,718
Massachusetts 16,265 1,692 3,453 7,395 3,725 338 6,667,870
Michigan 30,849 9,051 5,768 9,935 6,095 611 9,865,692
Minnesota 6,762 1,635 1,281 1,795 2,051 378 5,570,925
Mississippi 2,173 969 286 453 465 51 1,086,688
Missouri 20,677 8,285 2,254 5,100 5,038 498 5,720,610
Montana 2,613 448 309 916 940 99 995,183
Nebraska 3,368 749 662 1,167 790 216 1,822,672
Nevada 9,976 2,971 1,922 2,905 2,178 47 3,022,875
New Hampshire 1,417 296 288 362 471 184 1,317,257
New Jersey 10,463 1,729 2,064 3,349 3,321 576 8,908,520
New Mexico 11,324 2,681 1,602 2,711 4,330 102 1,760,050
New York 42,538 4,155 11,007 13,262 14,114 516 18,332,434
North Carolina 16,339 7,813 2,285 3,270 2,971 211 5,943,830
North Dakota 1,284 44 166 494 580 103 757,131
Ohio 16,456 6,328 3,208 4,668 2,252 425 9,409,029
Oklahoma 13,054 3,175 2,068 4,164 3,647 405 3,911,076
Oregon 6,814 940 1,306 2,487 2,081 196 3,792,813
Pennsylvania 23,576 4,664 3,300 4,849 10,763 1,442 12,629,530
Rhode Island 1,366 257 350 457 302 48 1,057,315
South Carolina 16,129 7,091 2,525 3,862 2,651 375 4,474,961
South Dakota 1,737 206 390 443 698 114 816,012
Tennessee 31,086 11,102 5,317 12,444 2,223 448 6,548,896
Texas 66,682 21,746 13,769 20,373 10,794 910 26,050,117
Utah 3,810 655 835 1,154 1,166 114 2,705,615
Vermont 703 77 103 96 427 72 615,720
Virginia 10,040 3,105 1,653 2,659 2,623 394 8,434,883
Washington 13,394 2,687 2,206 4,482 4,019 209 6,980,830
West Virginia 2,493 607 309 608 969 135 1,099,657
Wisconsin 11,185 2,858 1,099 2,558 4,670 423 5,747,929
Wyoming 773 87 123 150 413 54 507,616
  • 1 The number of aggravated assaults from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2018 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.
  • 3 Limited data for 2018 were available for Iowa.

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