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Table 68

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent Cleared,1, 2 2013

Circumstance Total Percent
cleared
Group I
(cities 250,000
and over)
Group II
(cities 100,000—
249,999)
Group III
(cities 50,000
99,999)
Group IV
(cities 25,000
49,999)
Group V
(cities 10,000
24,999)
Group VI
(cities under
10,000)
Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Number of victim officers 49,851 91.6 12,677 92.3 6,429 90.7 5,513 91.3 3,575 89.8 3,588 91.2 3,645 89.8 12,585 92.9 1,839 89.1
Disturbance call 15,531 92.9 3,892 93.3 2,189 92.6 1,908 92.8 1,239 91.9 1,259 92.9 1,154 92.0 3,331 93.8 559 89.4
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 791 91.3 248 89.1 105 91.4 109 86.2 71 97.2 50 84.0 38 97.4 158 95.6 12 100.0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 445 90.8 151 88.1 63 84.1 76 100.0 24 79.2 29 96.6 10 60.0 85 95.3 7 114.3
Attempting other arrest 8,107 93.0 2,068 93.3 1,141 90.5 1,026 92.7 673 89.7 607 94.4 619 91.8 1,688 96.1 285 91.9
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 506 93.1 123 89.4 99 105.1 55 90.9 45 93.3 33 100.0 43 79.1 82 92.7 26 84.6
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,397 91.9 1,148 94.2 610 93.1 594 92.1 393 94.1 416 92.5 477 92.7 2,435 90.8 324 84.6
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,691 92.1 1,302 91.0 687 91.8 523 88.5 360 92.8 360 92.5 349 91.4 1,003 95.2 107 93.5
Ambush situation 234 85.5 80 85.0 28 96.4 10 90.0 13 69.2 15 86.7 22 95.5 60 80.0 6 83.3
Handling person with mental illness 1,319 82.9 286 83.9 116 81.0 124 84.7 115 71.3 115 69.6 156 87.8 357 86.3 50 94.0
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,335 89.2 1,128 90.2 557 88.7 411 84.9 274 87.2 249 88.4 349 81.9 1,171 91.8 196 94.4
All other 7,495 90.0 2,251 92.7 834 85.3 677 91.3 368 82.9 455 86.6 428 85.5 2,215 92.3 267 83.5
  • 1Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the offender).
  • 2Percent cleared may include clearances for previous years' offenses.