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Table 60

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed

Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2003–2012

Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 667 61 350 92 2 2 63 84 13
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 70 12 32 11 0 0 4 8 3
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 38 6 18 9 0 1 1 3 0
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 35 1 15 10 0 0 1 6 2
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 39 4 21 6 0 0 2 5 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 24 3 13 3 0 0 3 2 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 65 4 30 9 0 0 13 9 0
Metropolitan counties 154 8 84 23 0 0 17 18 4
Nonmetropolitan counties 71 4 50 6 0 0 5 5 1
State agencies 122 8 74 12 0 0 14 14 0
Federal agencies 34 5 10 2 2 1 3 10 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 15 6 3 1 0 0 0 4 1
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.