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Table 107

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted and Injured with Firearms or Knives/Other Cutting Instruments During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2010–2014

Activity Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers assaulted and injured during traffic pursuits/stops 59 18 19 19 0 0 0 2 1
Approaching offender(s) 14 4 7 3 0 0 0 0 0
Conducting roadblock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 9 4 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Exiting patrol unit 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 11 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 1
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside offender's vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 11 3 2 5 0 0 0 1 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 44 12 16 15 0 0 0 1 0
  • 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.