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Table 100

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident, 2010–2014

Circumstance Total 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Number of victim officers Total 533 104 110 105 126 88
Disturbance call Total 122 19 26 25 29 23
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 80 12 21 15 19 13
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 42 7 5 10 10 10
Arrest situation Total 76 30 9 15 11 11
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 14 7 2 3 1 1
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 20 8 4 4 3 1
Drug-related matter 9 2 1 3 1 2
Attempting other arrest 33 13 2 5 6 7
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 4 0 1 1 1 1
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 87 12 16 17 25 17
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 11 2 2 1 1 5
Unprovoked attack Total 15 3 3 4 3 2
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 41 3 13 7 13 5
Handling person with mental illness Total 42 6 15 9 6 6
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 59 18 11 8 12 10
Felony vehicle stop 17 6 1 2 4 4
Traffic violation stop 42 12 10 6 8 6
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 76 11 14 18 25 8
  • 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.