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Table 101

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted and Injured with Firearms or Knives/Other Cutting Instruments

Circumstance at Scene of Incident, 2011–2015

Circumstance Total 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Number of victim officers Total 532 110 105 126 106 85
Disturbance call Total 126 26 25 29 30 16
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 79 21 15 19 16 8
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 47 5 10 10 14 8
Arrest situation Total 57 9 15 11 11 11
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 7 2 3 1 1 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 12 4 4 3 1 0
Drug-related matter 13 1 3 1 2 6
Attempting other arrest 25 2 5 6 7 5
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 2 0 0 0 0 2
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 4 1 1 1 1 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 83 16 17 25 18 7
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 13 2 1 1 6 3
Unprovoked attack Total 14 3 4 3 2 2
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 44 13 7 13 5 6
Handling person with mental illness Total 47 15 9 6 7 10
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 54 11 8 12 14 9
Felony vehicle stop 12 1 2 4 4 1
Traffic violation stop 42 10 6 8 10 8
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 88 14 18 25 12 19
  • NOTE: Assault with injury data in this table reflects only a subset of those incidents reported to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program. For more information in reference to this data collection, see Detailed Assault Data.