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Table 74

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent Cleared,1, 2 2014

Circumstance Total Percent
cleared
Group I
(cities 250,000
and over)
Group II
(cities 100,000—
249,999)
Group III
(cities 50,000
99,999)
Group IV
(cities 25,000
49,999)
Group V
(cities 10,000
24,999)
Group VI
(cities under
10,000)
Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Number of victim officers 48,315 90.6 13,414 92.6 5,820 90.9 5,253 91.2 3,628 90.0 3,347 87.8 3,481 88.4 11,443 90.0 1,929 87.4
Disturbance call 14,901 91.7 3,811 93.7 2,263 91.9 1,775 91.3 1,323 88.7 1,178 90.2 1,123 91.2 2,878 91.9 550 88.0
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 697 90.4 277 87.4 70 90.0 82 92.7 77 96.1 43 83.7 23 87.0 112 94.6 13 100.0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 419 90.7 163 88.3 36 88.9 62 96.8 30 83.3 23 87.0 33 81.8 70 100.0 2 100.0
Attempting other arrest 7,343 92.4 1,854 94.9 995 89.8 961 93.2 592 92.9 564 90.6 624 90.1 1,441 92.0 312 91.0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 713 79.7 215 72.6 56 80.4 88 93.2 54 94.4 49 91.8 66 63.6 158 80.4 27 74.1
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,303 90.7 1,475 94.8 466 91.6 658 91.6 395 92.7 397 89.7 421 91.2 2,165 87.9 326 85.3
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,486 90.2 1,329 91.1 572 92.0 512 89.1 338 87.3 312 86.2 392 86.7 897 91.6 134 94.0
Ambush situation 167 74.9 54 72.2 12 91.7 18 77.8 6 116.7 8 62.5 7 71.4 46 71.7 16 68.8
Handling person with mental illness 1,499 84.8 364 89.3 128 89.1 146 82.9 146 84.9 107 77.6 131 83.2 424 84.4 53 69.8
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,022 90.4 1,133 93.1 464 91.2 334 89.8 243 88.5 238 81.5 281 84.7 1,079 91.8 250 87.6
All other 7,765 89.7 2,739 91.9 758 89.4 617 91.1 424 91.0 428 84.1 380 85.8 2,173 88.5 246 87.0
  • 1Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the offender).
  • 2Percent cleared may include clearances for previous years' offenses.