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Table 32

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Region by Type of Weapon, 2005–2014

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 505 466 343 84 38 1 2 2 0 5 30 0
Northeast 58 55 39 11 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Midwest 88 83 68 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
South 228 205 150 33 21 1 2 0 0 3 18 0
West 109 101 65 31 5 0 0 2 0 1 5 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 22 22 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0