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Table 110

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

Region by Type of Weapon, 2014

Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Number of victim officers 88 60 44 8 7 1 28
Northeast 11 7 4 1 2 0 4
Midwest 15 10 8 1 0 1 5
South 35 26 21 2 3 0 9
West 25 15 9 4 2 0 10
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 2 2 2 0 0 0 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.