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Table 28

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2005–2014

Activity Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 93 8 38 35 0 0 3 7 2
Approaching offender(s) 30 3 14 9 0 0 2 2 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Deploying stop sticks 10 0 0 8 0 0 0 2 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 6 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 9 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 12 1 8 2 0 0 0 0 1
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 7 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 7 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 1
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 68 5 31 28 0 0 1 3 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.