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Table 66

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed

Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2005–2014

Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 599 51 306 82 2 2 52 88 16
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 63 10 27 10 0 0 3 9 4
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 39 6 18 9 0 1 1 3 1
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 33 1 12 10 0 0 2 6 2
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 35 3 19 5 0 0 1 5 2
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 22 1 11 3 0 1 4 2 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 59 3 25 5 0 0 12 12 2
Metropolitan counties 133 8 74 21 0 0 12 16 2
Nonmetropolitan counties 60 2 45 5 0 0 4 3 1
State agencies 114 9 66 12 0 0 11 16 0
Federal agencies 31 5 8 2 2 0 2 11 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 10 3 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.