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Table 71

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region and Geographic Division, 2014

Area Total1 Rate per
100
officers
Assaults
with
injury
Rate per
100
officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 48,315 9.0 13,654 2.5 11,151 243,753,902 536,119
NORTHEAST 5,831 4.6 2,061 1.6 2,596 46,342,595 126,496
New England 1,623 6.3 556 2.2 749 11,905,908 25,797
Middle Atlantic 4,208 4.2 1,505 1.5 1,847 34,436,687 100,699
MIDWEST 6,595 9.2 2,028 2.8 2,654 36,893,333 71,933
East North Central 2,739 7.7 912 2.6 1,085 18,973,909 35,548
West North Central 3,856 10.6 1,116 3.1 1,569 17,919,424 36,385
SOUTH 20,222 9.7 5,015 2.4 4,148 91,621,346 209,384
South Atlantic 12,693 10.4 2,674 2.2 1,799 50,948,722 122,108
East South Central 2,628 8.9 844 2.9 931 12,763,344 29,571
West South Central 4,901 8.5 1,497 2.6 1,418 27,909,280 57,705
WEST 15,667 12.2 4,550 3.5 1,753 68,896,628 128,306
Mountain 4,428 12.2 1,152 3.2 665 18,684,501 36,359
Pacific 11,239 12.2 3,398 3.7 1,088 50,212,127 91,947
  • 1Regional and divisional totals do not include data for West Virginia which were not available for inclusion in this table.