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U.S. Department of the Treasury (DOT)

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In 2012, 2 DOT officers were assaulted, both of whom were injured. The following provides information by agency within the DOT:

  • Internal Revenue Service—2 officers were assaulted; both were injured with weapons other than firearms.
  • Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration—no officers were assaulted.

Type of activity

At the time of the attack, officers from the DOT were performing the following activity:

  • 2 officers were making arrests or serving summonses.


Weapons used against the DOT officers during the attack include the following:

  • 2 officers were attacked with other types of weapons.

Dispositional information

Law enforcement authorities identified 1 suspect in the assaults on DOT officers.

  • Prosecution was declined for 1 suspect.