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Table 36

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

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

Activity 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 killed during traffic pursuits/stops 93 70 59 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 23 0
Approaching offender(s) 30 27 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Deploying stop sticks 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Exiting patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 9 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 7 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 68 53 44 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 15 0