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Table 16

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2003–2012

Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 535 52 146 169 1 2 22 91 52
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 115 22 25 22 1 1 4 26 14
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 49 3 13 20 0 0 1 7 5
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 37 1 12 15 0 0 1 7 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 32 0 10 15 0 0 2 4 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 31 0 4 18 0 0 3 4 2
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 55 3 20 22 0 0 1 5 4
Metropolitan counties 100 8 24 34 0 0 7 17 10
Nonmetropolitan counties 47 5 17 14 0 0 0 8 3
State agencies 37 4 18 8 0 0 3 1 3
Federal agencies 11 0 2 1 0 0 0 7 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 21 6 1 0 0 1 0 5 8
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.