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Table 112

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon, 2014

Circumstance Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Number of victim officers Total 88 60 44 8 7 1 28
Disturbance call Total 23 11 7 2 2 0 12
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 13 5 1 2 2 0 8
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 10 6 6 0 0 0 4
Arrest situation Total 11 7 5 0 1 1 4
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matter 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
Attempting other arrest 7 4 3 0 1 0 3
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 17 12 11 1 0 0 5
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 5 5 1 4 0 0 0
Unprovoked attack Total 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 5 4 4 0 0 0 1
Handling person with mental illness Total 6 1 1 0 0 0 5
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 10 9 8 0 1 0 1
Felony vehicle stop 4 4 4 0 0 0 0
Traffic violation stop 6 5 4 0 1 0 1
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 8 8 4 1 3 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.