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Table 53

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed

Age Group of Victim Officer, 2003–2012

Age group 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
Under 25 39 7 2 4 1 10 2 7 2 2 2
25–30 140 14 19 14 21 11 17 13 15 10 6
31–35 135 19 15 20 15 20 11 8 15 3 9
36–40 117 15 13 13 10 15 14 7 13 11 6
41–45 87 11 14 5 9 9 10 4 5 8 12
46–50 66 4 8 4 2 10 6 7 8 9 8
51–55 38 5 5 2 4 2 4 2 6 5 3
56–60 29 3 4 4 2 5 3 0 5 2 1
Over 60 15 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 2 3 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Average age 38 37 39 37 36 37 38 35 39 41 39