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Table 27

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Type of Weapon, 2004–2013

Type of weapon Total 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Number of victim officers 511 57 55 48 58 41 48 56 72 49 27
Total firearms 474 54 50 46 56 35 45 55 63 44 26
Handgun 345 36 42 36 39 25 28 38 50 33 18
Rifle 87 13 3 8 8 6 15 15 7 7 5
Shotgun 40 5 5 2 8 4 2 2 6 3 3
Type of firearm not reported 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Knife or other cutting instrument 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Bomb 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Blunt instrument 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Personal weapons 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
Vehicle 28 2 5 2 2 4 3 1 6 2 1
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0