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Table 68

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent Cleared,1, 2 2012

Circumstance Total Percent
cleared
Group I Group II Group III Group IV Group V Group VI Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Number of victim officers 52,901 89.3 13,244 89.1 7,565 89.2 5,781 88.9 4,355 88.7 3,772 89.5 3,651 90.4 12,652 89.3 1,881 89.9
Disturbance call 17,205 92.4 4,291 90.8 2,766 93.2 2,050 92.8 1,637 92.1 1,330 92.3 1,208 92.5 3,354 93.3 569 94.2
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 760 88.9 222 88.7 99 89.9 101 89.1 74 89.2 35 97.1 42 78.6 167 88.6 20 95.0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 463 88.6 153 87.6 57 98.2 85 95.3 34 85.3 19 84.2 21 90.5 91 80.2 3 66.7
Attempting other arrest 8,057 91.3 1,834 89.8 1,286 92.1 1,044 87.4 730 91.5 707 91.9 643 96.3 1,510 92.5 303 91.1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 722 81.0 259 64.9 97 92.8 83 90.4 78 92.3 40 92.5 42 88.1 99 83.8 24 95.8
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 7,173 90.6 1,735 93.0 730 92.9 604 91.2 407 89.2 444 93.0 442 91.2 2,443 88.9 368 83.7
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,915 90.5 1,340 87.9 783 92.2 550 89.5 459 90.0 343 90.4 363 87.9 988 93.3 89 105.6
Ambush situation 267 81.6 58 62.1 38 73.7 23 73.9 35 131.4 16 81.3 22 86.4 62 75.8 13 92.3
Handling person with mental illness 1,353 83.9 274 77.4 156 84.0 156 83.3 118 88.1 111 87.4 120 85.0 372 86.0 46 84.8
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,450 88.1 1,151 86.2 641 87.4 382 88.2 341 87.4 286 86.0 320 89.7 1,126 90.6 203 88.7
All other 7,536 90.6 1,927 89.1 912 90.6 703 93.9 442 91.0 441 85.7 428 85.7 2,440 93.2 243 85.6
  • 1Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the offender).
  • 2Percent cleared may include clearances for previous years' offenses.