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Table 34

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon, 2003–2012

Activity Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 96 68 58 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 28 0
Approaching offender(s) 31 28 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Deploying stop sticks 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Exiting patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 10 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 12 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 72 55 46 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 17 0