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Table 31

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Region by Type of Weapon, 2014

Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 51 46 33 10 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Northeast 8 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Midwest 8 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South 17 15 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
West 14 12 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0