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Table 79

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2012

Area Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 1,858 104 33 16 38 733 104 830
NORTHEAST 44 9 5 0 0 21 3 6
New England 19 7 0 0 0 4 2 6
Connecticut 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maine 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 3
Massachusetts 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Vermont 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Middle Atlantic 25 2 5 0 0 17 1 0
New Jersey 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
New York 8 0 2 0 0 5 1 0
Pennsylvania 14 2 3 0 0 9 0 0
MIDWEST 445 10 3 0 1 34 5 392
East North Central 62 5 1 0 0 23 5 28
Illinois 12 1 0 0 0 8 1 2
Indiana 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Michigan 16 0 0 0 0 5 3 8
Ohio 13 0 1 0 0 9 1 2
Wisconsin 18 3 0 0 0 1 0 14
West North Central 383 5 2 0 1 11 0 364
Iowa 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Kansas 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Minnesota 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
Missouri 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 10 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
North Dakota 74 1 0 0 0 1 0 72
South Dakota 273 3 1 0 0 3 0 266
SOUTH 598 46 10 0 17 348 50 127
South Atlantic 290 11 4 0 10 217 15 33
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 167 1 2 0 8 132 8 16
Florida 68 4 0 0 0 50 3 11
Georgia 15 2 0 0 1 8 1 3
Maryland 7 0 1 0 0 5 1 0
North Carolina 9 0 1 0 0 7 0 1
South Carolina 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 17 1 0 0 1 12 2 1
West Virginia 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1
East South Central 31 3 3 0 0 6 2 17
Alabama 11 0 1 0 0 3 1 6
Kentucky 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
Mississippi 11 1 1 0 0 1 0 8
Tennessee 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
West South Central 277 32 3 0 7 125 33 77
Arkansas 7 2 0 0 0 4 0 1
Louisiana 9 3 0 0 1 3 0 2
Oklahoma 13 0 0 0 0 5 3 5
Texas 248 27 3 0 6 113 30 69
WEST 754 35 15 16 20 320 43 305
Mountain 481 17 11 1 14 222 34 182
Arizona 292 6 6 0 9 133 20 118
Colorado 11 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Idaho 15 0 0 0 1 1 0 13
Montana 61 0 1 0 0 54 3 3
Nevada 25 4 0 0 0 13 1 7
New Mexico 51 2 2 1 2 4 1 39
Utah 12 5 0 0 0 4 2 1
Wyoming 14 0 2 0 2 10 0 0
Pacific 273 18 4 15 6 98 9 123
Alaska 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
California 218 9 2 15 4 77 5 106
Hawaii 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Oregon 18 1 1 0 1 4 2 9
Washington 30 8 1 0 1 11 2 7
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS 14 4 0 0 0 7 3 0
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 11 3 0 0 0 6 2 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
FOREIGN 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Mexico 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0