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Table 20

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident, 2003–2012

Activity Total 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 96 14 6 15 8 11 8 8 7 11 8
Approaching offender(s) 31 4 1 7 3 3 1 5 4 3 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 11 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4 1
Engaging in foot pursuit 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 10 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 2
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 12 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 2 2
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Outside patrol unit 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Searching offender(s) 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 72 9 4 12 5 9 7 7 6 9 4