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Table 69

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment and Percent Distribution,1 2013

Circumstance Total Percent
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2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Detective/special assignment Other
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
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Number of victim officers 49,851 100.0 8,620 17.3 12,180 24.4 19,110 38.3 615 1.2 1,575 3.2 1,978 4.0 5,773 11.6
Disturbance call 15,531 100.0 2,883 18.6 3,844 24.8 7,133 45.9 121 0.8 231 1.5 346 2.2 973 6.3
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 791 100.0 147 18.6 228 28.8 335 42.4 11 1.4 28 3.5 10 1.3 32 4.0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 445 100.0 100 22.5 106 23.8 162 36.4 7 1.6 23 5.2 15 3.4 32 7.2
Attempting other arrest 8,107 100.0 1,445 17.8 1,977 24.4 3,189 39.3 109 1.3 422 5.2 214 2.6 751 9.3
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 506 100.0 98 19.4 114 22.5 149 29.4 11 2.2 11 2.2 32 6.3 91 18.0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,397 100.0 649 10.1 1,092 17.1 1,884 29.5 54 0.8 114 1.8 512 8.0 2,092 32.7
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,691 100.0 937 20.0 1,255 26.8 1,793 38.2 67 1.4 208 4.4 129 2.7 302 6.4
Ambush situation 234 100.0 60 25.6 51 21.8 43 18.4 3 1.3 17 7.3 20 8.5 40 17.1
Handling person with mental illness 1,319 100.0 188 14.3 251 19.0 663 50.3 14 1.1 27 2.0 47 3.6 129 9.8
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,335 100.0 944 21.8 1,310 30.2 1,699 39.2 51 1.2 133 3.1 42 1.0 156 3.6
All other 7,495 100.0 1,169 15.6 1,952 26.0 2,060 27.5 167 2.2 361 4.8 611 8.2 1,175 15.7
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.