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Table 71

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2013

Area Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 49,851 2,266 881 6,919 39,785 11,468 247,084,964 533,895
NORTHEAST 6,556 224 80 722 5,530 2,393 46,009,689 118,051
New England 1,614 22 19 173 1,400 594 8,536,751 19,013
Connecticut 678 11 7 67 593 101 3,596,080 8,500
Maine 187 1 1 20 165 179 1,327,788 1,980
Massachusetts 64 0 0 8 56 30 759,993 2,713
New Hampshire 249 5 4 17 223 149 1,177,151 2,228
Rhode Island 368 5 3 52 308 48 1,051,511 2,434
Vermont 68 0 4 9 55 87 624,228 1,158
Middle Atlantic 4,942 202 61 549 4,130 1,799 37,472,938 99,038
New Jersey 1,806 42 19 193 1,552 481 8,147,691 21,770
New York 962 28 8 117 809 367 17,626,887 57,696
Pennsylvania 2,174 132 34 239 1,769 951 11,698,360 19,572
MIDWEST 6,277 295 122 806 5,054 2,702 37,006,086 70,710
East North Central 2,696 124 57 350 2,165 1,109 19,389,249 35,976
Illinois1
Indiana 924 34 5 64 821 97 2,928,732 4,506
Michigan 921 54 36 175 656 581 9,685,674 16,689
Ohio 183 6 1 10 166 59 1,222,947 2,519
Wisconsin 668 30 15 101 522 372 5,551,896 12,262
West North Central 3,581 171 65 456 2,889 1,593 17,616,837 34,734
Iowa 470 8 16 86 360 226 2,939,034 4,439
Kansas 34 2 0 3 29 91 316,242 971
Minnesota 389 8 4 66 311 316 5,336,155 8,743
Missouri 2,291 144 33 260 1,854 551 5,895,986 14,327
Nebraska 162 9 3 24 126 198 1,644,449 3,330
North Dakota 131 0 0 9 122 103 721,183 1,468
South Dakota 104 0 9 8 87 108 763,788 1,456
SOUTH 22,402 963 378 3,164 17,897 4,647 96,252,982 217,527
South Atlantic 14,580 504 192 1,829 12,055 2,196 52,235,029 127,709
Delaware 452 4 6 100 342 54 924,670 2,339
District of Columbia1
Florida 6,056 196 88 828 4,944 338 17,645,414 42,225
Georgia 1,223 48 11 123 1,041 335 7,535,889 19,554
Maryland 2,319 39 30 195 2,055 151 4,588,155 14,812
North Carolina 2,094 83 33 149 1,829 316 8,204,794 18,988
South Carolina 658 60 15 126 457 344 4,611,730 11,369
Virginia 1,240 51 7 185 997 410 7,056,714 15,400
West Virginia 538 23 2 123 390 248 1,667,663 3,022
East South Central 2,837 220 101 608 1,908 977 14,430,213 32,248
Alabama 295 4 4 91 196 210 3,553,040 7,316
Kentucky 738 21 10 122 585 285 3,632,555 6,451
Mississippi 100 7 1 11 81 45 918,552 2,227
Tennessee 1,704 188 86 384 1,046 437 6,326,066 16,254
West South Central 4,985 239 85 727 3,934 1,474 29,587,740 57,570
Arkansas 60 0 4 16 40 224 2,718,606 5,501
Louisiana 786 25 10 290 461 19 1,160,791 3,809
Oklahoma 662 16 6 128 512 322 3,831,626 7,040
Texas 3,477 198 65 293 2,921 909 21,876,717 41,220
WEST 14,616 784 301 2,227 11,304 1,726 67,816,207 127,607
Mountain 4,206 373 125 647 3,061 605 18,344,218 35,367
Arizona 2,295 217 37 333 1,708 81 6,231,658 11,555
Colorado 995 98 54 160 683 212 5,079,366 11,527
Idaho 235 11 4 33 187 107 1,610,592 2,706
Montana1
Nevada 354 38 18 90 208 34 2,785,500 4,898
New Mexico 21 0 2 2 17 23 128,099 291
Utah 242 8 10 20 204 88 1,946,664 2,979
Wyoming 64 1 0 9 54 60 562,339 1,411
Pacific 10,410 411 176 1,580 8,243 1,121 49,471,989 92,240
Alaska 403 26 8 58 311 31 724,166 1,284
California 8,388 352 134 1,291 6,611 681 38,324,460 76,290
Hawaii2 40 0 1 5 34 1 159,652 353
Oregon 542 5 8 64 465 179 3,739,465 5,740
Washington 1,037 28 25 162 822 229 6,524,246 8,573
  • 1Data for the District of Columbia, Illinois, and Montana were not available for inclusion in this table.
  • 2Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Maui Police Department.