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Table 20

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident, 2004–2013

Activity Total 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 84 6 15 8 11 8 8 7 11 8 2
Approaching offender(s) 28 1 7 3 3 1 5 4 3 1 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 9 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4 1 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 7 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 1
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 12 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Outside patrol unit 7 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Searching offender(s) 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 65 4 12 5 9 7 7 6 9 4 2