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Table 66

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Population Group, 2013

Population group Total Rate per
100
officers
Assaults
with
injury
Rate per
100
officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 49,851 9.3 14,565 2.7 11,468 247,084,964 533,895
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 12,677 10.3 3,301 2.7 68 48,611,483 123,078
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 6,429 15.2 2,140 5.1 183 27,210,633 42,375
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 5,513 13.9 1,715 4.3 396 27,359,925 39,587
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 3,575 10.2 1,101 3.1 626 21,660,578 35,037
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3,588 9.1 1,081 2.7 1,361 21,745,796 39,513
Group VI (cities under 10,000)1 3,645 5.9 1,276 2.0 5,689 18,094,947 62,274
Metropolitan counties1 12,585 8.2 3,374 2.2 1,321 62,385,317 153,889
Nonmetropolitan counties1 1,839 4.8 577 1.5 1,824 20,016,285 38,142
  • 1Includes universities and colleges, state police agencies, and/or other agencies to which no population is attributed.