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Table 14

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Own Weapons

Victim Officer's Type of Weapon,1 2003–2012

Type of weapon Size of ammunition of firearm Total 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of victim officers killed with own weapons Total 43 11 7 6 1 2 4 2 6 3 1
Handgun Total 40 10 6 6 1 2 4 2 5 3 1
.357 Caliber 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.357 Magnum 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.38 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
.40 Caliber 20 5 1 5 1 1 3 1 1 2 0
.45 Caliber 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9 Millimeter 8 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Rifle Total 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.22 Caliber 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shotgun Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Blunt instrument (baton) Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • 1Weapon is inclusive of all weapon types that may be issued to a law enforcement officer.