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Table 30

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Region by Type of Weapon, 2004–2013

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 511 474 345 87 40 2 3 2 0 4 28 0
Northeast 58 56 40 10 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Midwest 90 84 68 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
South 238 216 153 40 22 1 2 0 0 2 18 0
West 104 97 65 28 4 0 0 2 0 1 4 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 21 21 19 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0