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Table 70

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Type of Weapon and Percent Injured, 2003–2012

Year Total Percent
injured
Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Number of victim officers 581,239 26.9 21,379 9.3 10,007 12.7 81,549 23.8 468,304 28.5
2003 58,600 28.2 1,879 10.7 1,084 13.4 8,180 25.4 47,457 29.7 10,539 225,769,768 501,738
2004 59,692 27.8 2,114 9.0 1,123 12.8 8,645 25.6 47,810 29.4 10,589 226,273,199 501,462
2005 57,820 27.4 2,157 8.7 1,059 11.5 8,379 24.6 46,225 29.1 10,119 222,873,755 489,393
2006 59,396 26.7 2,290 9.5 1,055 12.7 8,611 23.6 47,440 28.4 10,596 227,360,586 504,147
2007 61,257 25.9 2,216 8.7 1,028 10.5 8,692 22.2 49,321 27.6 10,973 234,734,286 523,944
2008 61,087 26.0 2,292 8.3 958 13.0 8,466 22.8 49,371 27.7 10,835 238,730,830 541,906
2009 58,364 26.0 2,007 8.1 886 12.4 7,966 23.5 47,505 27.4 11,691 245,925,716 560,387
2010 56,491 26.5 1,925 11.1 918 12.1 7,413 23.8 46,235 27.8 11,826 248,726,641 557,884
2011 55,631 26.6 2,240 9.0 1,003 15.0 7,856 22.4 44,532 28.5 12,031 254,534,862 539,282
2012 52,901 27.7 2,259 9.8 893 13.2 7,341 23.9 42,408 29.7 11,759 247,772,900 520,047
  • NOTE: Assault figures published in prior years' editions of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted have been updated for inclusion in this table.