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Table 35

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms

Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition, 2003–2012

Type of firearm Size of ammunition Total 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Number of victim officers killed with firearms Total 493 45 54 50 46 56 35 45 55 63 44
Handgun Total 360 34 36 42 36 39 25 28 38 50 32
.22 Caliber 13 1 0 2 2 3 0 1 1 1 2
.22 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
.25 Caliber 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
.32 Caliber 5 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
.357 Caliber 15 2 2 3 1 0 0 3 2 1 1
.357 Magnum 13 1 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 2 1
.38 Caliber 43 3 4 7 3 5 6 1 5 9 0
.380 Caliber 33 5 1 5 5 2 3 2 2 5 3
.40 Caliber 76 10 5 10 10 2 7 5 8 13 6
.44 Caliber 7 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.45 Caliber 38 5 6 5 1 5 1 2 6 6 1
.50 Caliber 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Millimeter 90 5 10 7 8 11 3 11 12 10 13
10 Millimeter 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 14 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 2 1 5
Rifle Total 92 10 13 3 8 8 6 15 15 7 7
.22 Caliber 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
.223 Caliber 20 2 0 1 0 2 2 2 3 4 4
.280 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
.30 Caliber 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 6 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0
.30-30 Caliber 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
.300 Caliber 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.308 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
.44 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
5.45 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5.45x39 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Millimeter 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 34 3 9 2 4 2 1 4 4 2 3
9 Millimeter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Not reported 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5 0 0
Shotgun Total 38 1 5 5 2 8 4 2 2 6 3
12 Gauge 34 1 5 4 2 7 3 2 2 6 2
16 Gauge 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Gauge 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
Not reported Total 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Not reported 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2