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Table 12

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Victim Officer's Use of Weapon During Incident, 2003–2012

Victim officer Total 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of victim officers 535 52 57 55 48 58 41 48 56 72 48
Fired own weapon 123 10 11 15 11 11 11 12 17 18 7
Attempted to use own weapon 80 9 9 6 7 17 4 9 7 10 2
Did not use or attempt to use own weapon 252 21 30 24 22 25 14 18 20 43 35
Use of weapon not reported 80 12 7 10 8 5 12 9 12 1 4