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Table 111

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

Region by Type of Weapon, 2010–2014

Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Number of victim officers 533 385 284 60 38 3 148
Northeast 72 47 38 6 3 0 25
Midwest 90 62 53 7 1 1 28
South 224 170 114 27 27 2 54
West 144 103 76 20 7 0 41
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 3 3 3 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.