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Table 29

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Region by Type of Weapon, 2013

Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 27 26 18 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Northeast 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midwest 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South 15 14 9 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
West 6 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0