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Table 83

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2013

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 78 14 13 33 0 2 1 12 3
Disturbance call Total 21 3 4 12 0 0 0 2 0
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 16 2 3 10 0 0 0 1 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0
Arrest situation Total 7 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 0
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempting other arrest 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 18 4 3 7 0 0 1 2 1
Ambush situation Total 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Entrapment/premeditation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unprovoked attack 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 14 2 2 4 0 1 0 3 2
Handling person with mental illness Total 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Felony vehicle stop 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic violation stop 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 7 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.
  • 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.