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Table 82

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted and Injured with Firearms or Knives/Other Cutting Instruments

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Region, 2013

Circumstance Total Northeast Midwest South West
Number of victim officers Total 78 10 8 39 21
Disturbance call Total 21 2 3 9 7
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 16 2 3 7 4
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 5 0 0 2 3
Arrest situation Total 7 1 1 4 1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 3 0 1 2 0
Drug-related matter 0 0 0 0 0
Attempting other arrest 4 1 0 2 1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 18 1 0 11 6
Ambush situation Total 2 0 1 0 1
Entrapment/premeditation 0 0 0 0 0
Unprovoked attack 2 0 1 0 1
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 14 3 2 6 3
Handling person with mental illness Total 4 1 0 2 1
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 5 1 0 2 2
Felony vehicle stop 1 0 0 0 1
Traffic violation stop 4 1 0 2 1
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 7 1 1 5 0
  • NOTE: Assault with injury data in this table reflects only a subset of those incidents reported to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program. For more information in reference to this data collection, see Detailed Assault Data.