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Table 49

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally 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 667 81 82 67 66 83 68 48 72 53 47
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 70 7 12 4 7 4 10 4 9 5 8
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 38 0 4 4 6 7 5 3 3 3 3
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 35 6 3 2 3 6 4 3 2 5 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 39 2 5 7 2 5 2 1 6 3 6
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 24 5 2 4 2 4 3 1 2 0 1
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 65 10 9 8 5 8 8 4 4 7 2
Metropolitan counties 154 21 20 15 19 19 14 10 13 11 12
Nonmetropolitan counties 71 14 9 6 4 6 5 11 9 3 4
State agencies 122 12 9 12 15 14 13 10 19 12 6
Federal agencies 34 1 6 2 2 9 1 1 5 3 4
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 15 3 3 3 1 1 3 0 0 1 0