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Table 25

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2004–2013

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 511 50 131 161 1 2 22 91 53
Disturbance call Total 58 5 15 28 0 1 0 5 4
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 29 1 8 12 0 1 0 3 4
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 29 4 7 16 0 0 0 2 0
Arrest situation Total 120 11 19 38 1 0 3 24 24
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 11 4 3 1 0 0 0 1 2
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 46 6 6 12 0 0 1 1 20
Drug-related matter 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Attempting other arrest 56 1 10 25 1 0 2 15 2
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 12 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 1
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 62 7 23 12 0 0 4 8 8
Ambush situation Total 111 9 33 33 0 0 11 10 15
Entrapment/premeditation 36 2 6 14 0 0 3 2 9
Unprovoked attack 75 7 27 19 0 0 8 8 6
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 14 0 2 4 0 1 0 7 0
Handling person with mental illness Total 6 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 84 8 36 30 0 0 2 7 1
Felony vehicle stop 30 1 4 19 0 0 1 5 0
Traffic violation stop 54 7 32 11 0 0 1 2 1
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 44 3 0 13 0 0 0 28 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.