Home LEOKA 2012 Tables Table 77

Table 77

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Extent of Injury of Victim Officer by Type of Weapon, 2008–2012

Year Extent of injury Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers Total 8,587 442 95 31 105 2,647 476 4,791
2008 Total 1,347 71 11 0 11 400 85 769
Killed 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Injured 188 2 2 0 6 125 19 34
Not injured 1,157 68 9 0 5 275 65 735
2009 Total 1,807 89 16 0 21 464 109 1,108
Killed 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 181 6 3 0 8 83 18 63
Not injured 1,625 82 13 0 13 381 91 1,045
20101 Total 1,886 86 17 0 16 387 76 1,304
Killed 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 351 12 0 0 3 117 18 201
Not injured 1,534 73 17 0 13 270 58 1,103
2011 Total 1,689 92 18 15 19 663 102 780
Killed 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 254 7 4 0 6 147 20 70
Not injured 1,432 82 14 15 13 516 82 710
2012 Total 1,858 104 33 16 38 733 104 830
Killed 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 206 7 3 0 5 125 7 59
Not injured 1,096 71 30 1 22 414 47 511
Extent of injury not reported2 555 25 0 15 11 194 50 260
  • 1Prior to 2010, data were not collected from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine.
  • 2For 2012, extent of injury data were not reported by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Border Patrol.