Home LEOKA 2015 Tables Table 128

Table 128

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2015

Area1,2,3 Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 1,200 96 32 0 135 476 87 374
NORTHEAST 61 11 5 0 0 29 1 15
New England 24 2 3 0 0 9 0 10
Connecticut 9 0 0 0 0 3 0 6
Maine 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Massachusetts 9 1 3 0 0 2 0 3
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
Vermont 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Middle Atlantic 37 9 2 0 0 20 1 5
New Jersey 7 1 0 0 0 5 0 1
New York 19 2 0 0 0 13 1 3
Pennsylvania 11 6 2 0 0 2 0 1
MIDWEST 299 14 3 0 0 39 8 235
East North Central 51 6 3 0 0 24 7 11
Illinois 9 2 0 0 0 3 1 3
Indiana 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Michigan 25 2 1 0 0 14 4 4
Ohio 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Wisconsin 11 1 2 0 0 5 2 1
West North Central 248 8 0 0 0 15 1 224
Iowa 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Kansas 5 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
Minnesota 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
Missouri 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 1
Nebraska 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
North Dakota 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 93
South Dakota 131 0 0 0 0 7 1 123
SOUTH 371 34 7 0 44 192 36 58
South Atlantic 101 9 3 0 0 67 6 16
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 34 0 1 0 0 30 2 1
Florida 42 4 0 0 0 22 2 14
Georgia 7 2 1 0 0 3 1 0
Maryland 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
North Carolina 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
South Carolina 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Virginia 5 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
West Virginia 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
East South Central 21 2 1 0 0 5 2 11
Alabama 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Kentucky 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Mississippi 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
Tennessee 8 2 1 0 0 3 0 2
West South Central 249 23 3 0 44 120 28 31
Arkansas 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Louisiana 8 5 1 0 0 0 0 2
Oklahoma 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 1
Texas 234 17 2 0 44 117 28 26
WEST 456 36 17 0 91 215 36 61
Mountain 309 22 10 0 39 171 16 51
Arizona 206 11 2 0 38 123 16 16
Colorado 12 1 0 0 0 11 0 0
Idaho 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Montana 34 9 4 0 0 18 0 3
Nevada 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
New Mexico 41 1 3 0 1 10 0 26
Utah 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Wyoming 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0
Pacific 147 14 7 0 52 44 20 10
Alaska 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
California 129 9 4 0 52 41 16 7
Hawaii 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oregon 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Washington 11 1 2 0 0 3 4 1
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
U.S. Virgin Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FOREIGN 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
British Virgin Islands 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Caribbean 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
  • 1Location data for 13 victim officers were not reported by the U.S. Capitol Police.
  • 2Location data for 69 victim officers were not reported by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • 3Location data for 54 victim officers were not reported by the National Park Service.