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Home LEOKA 2012 Feloniously Accidental Assaults Criteria

Criteria: Which officers are in this report?

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The data in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) pertain to felonious deaths, accidental deaths, and assaults of duly sworn city, university and college, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement officers who, at the time of the incident, met the following criteria.

  • They were working in an official capacity, whether on or off duty.
  • They had full arrest powers.
  • They ordinarily wore/carried a badge and a firearm.
  • They were paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for payment of sworn law enforcement representatives.

Officers who died are included if their deaths are directly related to injuries received during the incidents.