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Table 65

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region and Geographic Division, 2012

Area Total1 Rate per
100
officers
Assaults
with
injury
Rate per
100
officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 52,901 10.2 14,678 2.8 11,759 247,772,900 520,047
NORTHEAST 7,089 8.2 2,706 3.1 2,461 38,338,850 86,786
New England 1,736 9.8 711 4.0 549 7,780,883 17,701
Middle Atlantic 5,353 7.7 1,995 2.9 1,912 30,557,967 69,085
MIDWEST 7,515 9.9 2,161 2.8 2,708 39,051,696 75,932
East North Central 3,342 8.3 1,171 2.9 1,137 21,190,250 40,366
West North Central 4,173 11.7 990 2.8 1,571 17,861,446 35,566
SOUTH 22,885 10.2 5,594 2.5 4,732 99,549,014 224,123
South Atlantic 13,975 10.9 2,744 2.1 2,109 53,011,240 127,891
East South Central 2,976 9.4 1,041 3.3 1,042 14,535,539 31,571
West South Central 5,934 9.2 1,809 2.8 1,581 32,002,235 64,661
WEST 15,412 11.6 4,217 3.2 1,858 70,833,340 133,206
Mountain 5,307 12.6 1,353 3.2 772 21,870,336 42,075
Pacific 10,105 11.1 2,864 3.1 1,086 48,963,004 91,131
  • 1Regional and divisional totals do not include data for the District of Columbia and West Virginia, which were not available for inclusion in this table.