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Table 72

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Population Group, 2014

Population group Total 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
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 13,414 10.3 3,195 2.5 68 50,720,361 129,738
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 5,820 13.4 1,872 4.3 184 27,356,968 43,341
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 5,253 13.4 1,729 4.4 397 27,442,401 39,314
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 3,628 10.0 1,076 3.0 653 22,428,079 36,327
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3,347 8.4 984 2.5 1,395 22,228,944 40,074
Group VI (cities under 10,000)1 3,481 5.4 1,155 1.8 5,748 18,291,193 64,930
Metropolitan counties1 11,443 8.0 3,083 2.2 1,102 56,086,868 143,060
Nonmetropolitan counties1 1,929 4.9 560 1.4 1,604 19,199,088 39,335
  • 1Includes universities and colleges, state police agencies, and/or other agencies to which no population is attributed.