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Table 69

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment and Percent Distribution,1 2012

Circumstance Total Percent
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2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Detective/special assignment Other
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
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Number of victim officers 52,901 100.0 8,485 16.0 13,111 24.8 20,763 39.3 636 1.2 1,516 2.9 2,099 4.0 6,291 11.9
Disturbance call 17,205 100.0 2,928 17.0 4,236 24.6 8,260 48.0 94 0.5 213 1.2 343 2.0 1,131 6.6
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 760 100.0 144 18.9 202 26.6 344 45.3 9 1.2 18 2.4 6 0.8 37 4.9
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 463 100.0 91 19.7 146 31.5 154 33.3 10 2.2 19 4.1 16 3.5 27 5.8
Attempting other arrest 8,057 100.0 1,369 17.0 1,944 24.1 3,151 39.1 128 1.6 420 5.2 219 2.7 826 10.3
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 722 100.0 99 13.7 199 27.6 228 31.6 25 3.5 40 5.5 27 3.7 104 14.4
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 7,173 100.0 767 10.7 1,299 18.1 2,176 30.3 51 0.7 106 1.5 617 8.6 2,157 30.1
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,915 100.0 924 18.8 1,420 28.9 1,862 37.9 89 1.8 148 3.0 135 2.7 337 6.9
Ambush situation 267 100.0 20 7.5 68 25.5 65 24.3 7 2.6 29 10.9 19 7.1 59 22.1
Handling person with mental illness 1,353 100.0 187 13.8 307 22.7 655 48.4 31 2.3 20 1.5 32 2.4 121 8.9
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,450 100.0 897 20.2 1,434 32.2 1,725 38.8 34 0.8 127 2.9 40 0.9 193 4.3
All other 7,536 100.0 1,059 14.1 1,856 24.6 2,143 28.4 158 2.1 376 5.0 645 8.6 1,299 17.2
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.