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Table 111

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

Number of Victim Officers Wearing Uniform or Other Law Enforcement Identification Evident, 2011–2015

Victim officer Other identification Total 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Number of victim officers Total 532 110 105 126 106 85
Wearing uniform Total 479 94 89 116 101 79
Not in uniform Total 50 16 16 8 5 5
Attire with law enforcement markings 3 2 0 0 0 1
Badge 8 0 2 4 1 1
Ballistic shield 0 0 0 0 0 0
Firearm 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marked patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0
Police-issued radio 0 0 0 0 0 0
Previous law enforcement contact with offender(s) 1 0 0 1 0 0
Verbal 2 2 0 0 0 0
Vest (ballistic/raid/tactical/etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mutiple forms of identification 30 9 14 3 3 1
None 4 1 0 0 1 2
Not reported 2 2 0 0 0 0
Wearing uniform not reported Total 3 0 0 2 0 1
  • 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.