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Table 72

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Population Group by Type of Weapon and Percent Distribution,1 2013

Population group/agency type Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Number of victim officers 49,851 100.0 2,266 4.5 881 1.8 6,919 13.9 39,785 79.8
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 12,677 100.0 871 6.9 215 1.7 1,624 12.8 9,967 78.6
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 6,429 100.0 247 3.8 113 1.8 874 13.6 5,195 80.8
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 5,513 100.0 156 2.8 101 1.8 793 14.4 4,463 81.0
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 3,575 100.0 117 3.3 60 1.7 445 12.4 2,953 82.6
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3,588 100.0 68 1.9 58 1.6 481 13.4 2,981 83.1
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 3,645 100.0 103 2.8 75 2.1 461 12.6 3,006 82.5
Metropolitan counties 12,585 100.0 557 4.4 209 1.7 1,896 15.1 9,923 78.8
Nonmetropolitan counties 1,839 100.0 147 8.0 50 2.7 345 18.8 1,297 70.5
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.