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Table 102

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Region, 2014

Circumstance Total Northeast Midwest South West Puerto Rico
and Other
Outlying Areas
Number of victim officers Total 88 11 15 35 25 2
Disturbance call Total 23 2 3 14 4 0
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 13 1 1 8 3 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 10 1 2 6 1 0
Arrest situation Total 11 2 1 4 4 0
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 1 0 1 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 1 1 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matter 2 1 0 0 1 0
Attempting other arrest 7 0 0 4 3 0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 1 0 1 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 17 2 4 5 6 0
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 5 1 1 1 2 0
Unprovoked attack Total 2 0 1 1 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 5 0 0 1 2 2
Handling person with mental illness Total 6 2 1 1 2 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 10 0 0 7 3 0
Felony vehicle stop 4 0 0 4 0 0
Traffic violation stop 6 0 0 3 3 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 8 2 3 1 2 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.