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Table 115

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 Weapon, 2010–2014

Activity Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Number of victim officers assaulted and injured during traffic pursuits/stops 59 51 46 3 2 0 8
Approaching offender(s) 14 13 12 0 1 0 1
Conducting roadblock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 10 9 9 0 0 0 1
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 11 10 10 0 0 0 1
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 5 2 2 0 0 0 3
Outside patrol unit 3 3 2 0 1 0 0
Outside offender's vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 11 9 6 3 0 0 2
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 44 39 37 0 2 0 5
  • 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.