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Table 75

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment and Percent Distribution,1 2014

Circumstance Total Percent
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2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Detective/special assignment Other
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
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Number of victim officers 48,315 100.0 8,563 17.7 12,101 25.0 17,950 37.2 612 1.3 1,499 3.1 1,953 4.0 5,637 11.7
Disturbance call 14,901 100.0 2,742 18.4 3,840 25.8 6,668 44.7 107 0.7 211 1.4 351 2.4 982 6.6
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 697 100.0 155 22.2 203 29.1 278 39.9 6 0.9 18 2.6 4 0.6 33 4.7
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 419 100.0 84 20.0 125 29.8 141 33.7 5 1.2 27 6.4 14 3.3 23 5.5
Attempting other arrest 7,343 100.0 1,251 17.0 1,737 23.7 3,004 40.9 105 1.4 347 4.7 198 2.7 701 9.5
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 713 100.0 107 15.0 118 16.5 223 31.3 15 2.1 94 13.2 33 4.6 123 17.3
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,303 100.0 763 12.1 1,151 18.3 1,758 27.9 42 0.7 118 1.9 589 9.3 1,882 29.9
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,486 100.0 905 20.2 1,277 28.5 1,631 36.4 65 1.4 208 4.6 106 2.4 294 6.6
Ambush situation 167 100.0 31 18.6 37 22.2 32 19.2 8 4.8 10 6.0 22 13.2 27 16.2
Handling person with mental illness 1,499 100.0 227 15.1 331 22.1 738 49.2 14 0.9 21 1.4 55 3.7 113 7.5
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,022 100.0 826 20.5 1,278 31.8 1,533 38.1 56 1.4 122 3.0 38 0.9 169 4.2
All other 7,765 100.0 1,472 19.0 2,004 25.8 1,944 25.0 189 2.4 323 4.2 543 7.0 1,290 16.6
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.