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Table 25

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2014

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 51 7 12 12 0 0 4 11 5
Disturbance call Total 11 1 2 4 0 0 1 0 3
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 10 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 3
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arrest situation Total 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Attempting other arrest 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 7 0 3 1 0 0 0 2 1
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 7 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0
Unprovoked attack Total 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
Handling person with mental illness Total 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 9 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 0
Felony vehicle stop 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Traffic violation stop 8 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.