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Table 103

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Region, 2010–2014

Circumstance Total Northeast Midwest South West Puerto Rico
and Other
Outlying Areas
Number of victim officers Total 533 72 90 224 144 3
Disturbance call Total 122 13 19 59 31 0
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 80 9 13 41 17 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 42 4 6 18 14 0
Arrest situation Total 76 11 13 36 15 1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 14 1 6 6 1 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 20 4 2 9 4 1
Drug-related matter 9 1 0 2 6 0
Attempting other arrest 33 5 5 19 4 0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 4 1 1 1 1 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 87 14 16 31 26 0
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 11 3 2 4 2 0
Unprovoked attack Total 15 1 2 7 5 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 41 3 7 19 10 2
Handling person with mental illness Total 42 6 9 16 11 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 59 9 10 23 17 0
Felony vehicle stop 17 4 1 6 6 0
Traffic violation stop 42 5 9 17 11 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 76 11 11 28 26 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.