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Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Population Group/Agency Type, 2003–2012

Population group/agency type 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
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 115 9 15 12 8 12 12 15 13 13 6
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 49 4 6 6 4 9 1 3 3 9 4
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 37 3 4 4 2 5 1 4 3 9 2
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 32 5 2 2 3 2 5 1 6 4 2
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 31 2 5 2 3 3 3 3 2 5 3
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 55 5 7 10 3 5 0 6 5 10 4
Metropolitan counties 100 10 8 6 15 11 9 8 9 14 10
Nonmetropolitan counties 47 9 4 4 3 4 4 4 6 4 5
State agencies 37 5 3 5 4 6 3 1 5 0 5
Federal agencies 11 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 1 2 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 21 0 3 2 2 1 0 2 3 2 6