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Table 78

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Department by Type of Weapon, 2008–2012

Year Department 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
U.S. Capitol Police 9 0 0 0 0 8 1 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1,098 60 2 0 2 217 63 754
U.S. Department of the Interior 189 4 9 0 6 152 11 7
U.S. Department of Justice 50 7 0 0 3 22 10 8
U.S. Department of the Treasury 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Total 1,807 89 16 0 21 464 109 1,108
U.S. Capitol Police 19 1 0 0 2 0 3 13
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1,203 38 0 0 2 185 64 914
U.S. Department of the Interior 493 14 14 0 16 269 24 156
U.S. Department of Justice 83 35 2 0 1 7 14 24
U.S. Department of the Treasury 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 6 1 0 0 0 3 2 0
20101 Total 1,886 86 17 0 16 387 76 1,304
U.S. Capitol Police 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
U.S. Department of Homeland Security1 1,003 36 5 0 4 13 34 911
U.S. Department of the Interior 650 20 11 0 12 321 27 259
U.S. Department of Justice 208 28 1 0 0 52 8 119
U.S. Department of the Treasury 9 1 0 0 0 1 2 5
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 6 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
2011 Total 1,689 92 18 15 19 663 102 780
U.S. Capitol Police 21 0 0 0 0 0 1 20
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 836 32 3 15 11 260 52 463
U.S. Department of the Interior 536 18 9 0 6 186 22 295
U.S. Department of Justice 289 42 6 0 2 210 27 2
U.S. Department of the Treasury 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
2012 Total 1,858 104 33 16 38 733 104 830
U.S. Capitol Police 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 658 34 0 15 18 262 58 271
U.S. Department of the Interior 861 12 11 1 15 273 27 522
U.S. Department of Justice 329 58 22 0 4 198 19 28
U.S. Department of the Treasury 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
  • 1Prior to 2010, data were not collected from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine.