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Table 104

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2015

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 85 16 9 30 0 0 1 27 2
Disturbance call Total 16 3 2 10 0 0 0 0 1
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 8 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 1
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 8 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0
Arrest situation Total 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matter 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Attempting other arrest 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 7 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 0
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Unprovoked attack Total 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
Handling person with mental illness Total 10 3 0 6 0 0 0 1 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 9 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 0
Felony vehicle stop 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Traffic violation stop 8 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 19 0 0 7 0 0 0 12 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.
  • 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.