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Table 86

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

Region by Type of Weapon, 2013

Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Number of victim officers 78 62 43 10 7 2 16
Northeast 10 6 5 0 1 0 4
Midwest 8 5 4 1 0 0 3
South 39 33 21 4 6 2 6
West 21 18 13 5 0 0 3
  • 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.