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Table 29

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Type of Weapon, 2005–2014

Type of weapon Total 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Number of victim officers 505 55 48 58 41 48 56 72 49 27 51
Total firearms 466 50 46 56 35 45 55 63 44 26 46
Handgun 343 42 36 39 25 28 38 50 34 18 33
Rifle 84 3 8 8 6 15 15 7 7 5 10
Shotgun 38 5 2 8 4 2 2 6 3 3 3
Type of firearm not reported 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Knife or other cutting instrument 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Bomb 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blunt instrument 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Personal weapons 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1
Vehicle 30 5 2 2 4 3 1 6 2 1 4
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0