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Table 13

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Victim Officer's Weapon Stolen1 by Offender, 2003–2012

Victim officer Total 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of victim officers Total 535 52 57 55 48 58 41 48 56 72 48
Weapon stolen Total 63 11 8 9 4 4 5 7 7 5 3
Killed with own weapon 25 7 4 5 0 2 1 1 4 1 0
Killed with other weapon 37 4 4 4 4 2 4 5 3 4 3
Killed with weapon information not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Weapon not stolen Total 466 41 48 46 43 53 35 41 48 67 44
Killed with own weapon 18 4 3 1 1 0 3 1 2 2 1
Killed with other weapon 448 37 45 45 42 53 32 40 46 65 43
Killed with weapon information not reported 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weapon stolen information not reported Total 6 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
Killed with own weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Killed with other weapon 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Killed with weapon information not reported 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
  • 1The term "stolen" indicates the weapon was taken from the scene of the incident.
  • NOTE: Weapon is inclusive of all weapon types that may be issued to a law enforcement officer.