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Table 77

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2014

Area Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 48,315 1,950 951 6,803 38,611 11,151 243,753,902 536,119
NORTHEAST 5,831 118 68 492 5,153 2,596 46,342,595 126,496
New England 1,623 14 8 161 1,440 749 11,905,908 25,797
Connecticut 682 2 3 66 611 102 3,596,677 8,584
Maine 156 3 0 9 144 131 1,329,570 1,962
Massachusetts 141 1 0 17 123 235 4,150,245 9,357
New Hampshire 249 3 2 31 213 146 1,153,071 2,207
Rhode Island 324 3 3 31 287 48 1,055,173 2,493
Vermont 71 2 0 7 62 87 621,172 1,194
Middle Atlantic 4,208 104 60 331 3,713 1,847 34,436,687 100,699
New Jersey 1,569 19 15 128 1,407 516 8,373,056 25,435
New York 717 8 12 48 649 380 16,751,520 55,382
Pennsylvania 1,922 77 33 155 1,657 951 9,312,111 19,882
MIDWEST 6,595 322 123 908 5,242 2,654 36,893,333 71,933
East North Central 2,739 129 47 329 2,234 1,085 18,973,909 35,548
Illinois1 87 3 0 10 74 1 149,586 280
Indiana 876 25 9 54 788 81 2,870,608 4,587
Michigan 988 81 29 169 709 591 9,714,636 16,745
Ohio 166 0 1 10 155 43 913,189 1,875
Wisconsin 622 20 8 86 508 369 5,325,890 12,061
West North Central 3,856 193 76 579 3,008 1,569 17,919,424 36,385
Iowa 577 15 14 104 444 218 2,942,244 4,421
Kansas 230 14 4 34 178 64 485,067 2,273
Minnesota 381 19 5 89 268 328 5,456,172 8,854
Missouri 2,223 137 42 289 1,755 535 5,822,620 14,411
Nebraska 98 0 1 19 78 202 1,702,176 3,336
North Dakota 155 0 0 7 148 108 738,176 1,541
South Dakota 192 8 10 37 137 114 772,969 1,549
SOUTH 20,222 870 383 3,024 15,945 4,148 91,621,346 209,384
South Atlantic 12,693 419 203 1,626 10,445 1,799 50,948,722 122,108
Delaware 376 24 2 83 267 55 934,360 2,180
District of Columbia2 741 9 17 132 583 1 658,893 3,935
Florida 5,232 165 74 775 4,218 296 15,805,943 35,842
Georgia 1,035 47 41 111 836 390 8,064,133 20,591
Maryland 1,875 21 24 181 1,649 139 4,251,772 12,551
North Carolina 1,870 72 24 144 1,630 353 9,063,195 21,307
South Carolina 325 30 7 60 228 287 3,847,745 8,830
Virginia 1,239 51 14 140 1,034 278 8,322,681 16,872
West Virginia3
East South Central 2,628 248 82 540 1,758 931 12,763,344 29,571
Alabama 38 1 0 6 31 123 1,800,559 4,295
Kentucky 851 59 6 164 622 310 3,678,379 6,613
Mississippi 125 8 0 17 100 46 769,700 1,951
Tennessee 1,614 180 76 353 1,005 452 6,514,706 16,712
West South Central 4,901 203 98 858 3,742 1,418 27,909,280 57,705
Arkansas 158 6 7 30 115 267 2,660,276 5,344
Louisiana 1,126 19 3 419 685 75 2,055,185 6,706
Oklahoma 716 39 17 123 537 313 3,712,410 6,489
Texas 2,901 139 71 286 2,405 763 19,481,409 39,166
WEST 15,667 640 377 2,379 12,271 1,753 68,896,628 128,306
Mountain 4,428 252 153 667 3,356 665 18,684,501 36,359
Arizona 1,660 104 47 202 1,307 74 5,149,240 9,461
Colorado 985 64 32 183 706 212 5,132,949 11,334
Idaho 275 12 9 40 214 108 1,632,930 2,690
Montana 290 3 6 36 245 62 696,297 1,085
Nevada 365 33 20 76 236 35 2,834,483 5,391
New Mexico 595 32 37 112 414 58 1,399,507 3,149
Utah 216 3 2 17 194 63 1,306,340 1,966
Wyoming 42 1 0 1 40 53 532,755 1,283
Pacific 11,239 388 224 1,712 8,915 1,088 50,212,127 91,947
Alaska 477 19 14 53 391 32 732,371 1,251
California 9,000 326 168 1,396 7,110 682 38,795,537 76,309
Hawaii4 44 0 0 9 35 1 162,229 358
Oregon 578 9 10 60 499 143 3,490,222 5,058
Washington 1,140 34 32 194 880 230 7,031,768 8,971
  • 1Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Rockford Police Department.
  • 2Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Metropolitan Police Department.
  • 3Data for West Virginia were not available for inclusion in this table.
  • 4Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Maui Police Department.