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Table 23

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Region, 2014

Circumstance Total Northeast Midwest South West Puerto Rico
and Other
Outlying Areas
Number of victim officers Total 51 8 8 17 14 4
Disturbance call Total 11 1 2 6 2 0
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 10 1 2 6 1 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 1 0 0 0 1 0
Arrest situation Total 4 0 0 0 2 2
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matter 1 0 0 0 0 1
Attempting other arrest 3 0 0 0 2 1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 7 0 1 3 3 0
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 7 4 0 1 2 0
Unprovoked attack Total 1 1 0 0 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 5 0 2 0 1 2
Handling person with mental illness Total 3 1 0 2 0 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 9 1 3 2 3 0
Felony vehicle stop 1 0 0 1 0 0
Traffic violation stop 8 1 3 1 3 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 4 0 0 3 1 0