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Table 106

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2010–2014

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 533 80 95 215 1 3 11 108 20
Disturbance call Total 122 16 15 75 0 1 1 8 6
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 80 10 7 50 0 1 1 5 6
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 42 6 8 25 0 0 0 3 0
Arrest situation Total 76 17 13 26 0 0 3 12 5
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 14 7 1 5 0 0 0 0 1
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 20 3 7 6 0 0 1 1 2
Drug-related matter 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Attempting other arrest 33 6 5 15 0 0 2 3 2
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 87 16 27 26 1 0 3 11 3
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 11 1 1 6 0 0 0 1 2
Unprovoked attack Total 15 1 9 3 0 1 0 1 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 41 3 5 15 0 1 3 12 2
Handling person with mental illness Total 42 3 5 30 0 0 0 4 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 59 18 19 19 0 0 0 2 1
Felony vehicle stop 17 3 1 11 0 0 0 2 0
Traffic violation stop 42 15 18 8 0 0 0 0 1
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 76 5 0 14 0 0 0 56 1
  • 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.