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Table 27

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2006–2015

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 491 50 126 153 1 1 23 90 47
Disturbance call Total 58 3 14 30 0 1 1 3 6
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 37 2 8 16 0 1 1 3 6
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 21 1 6 14 0 0 0 0 0
Arrest situation Total 92 14 15 25 0 0 3 17 18
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 1
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 38 7 7 7 0 0 0 1 16
Drug-related matter 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Attempting other arrest 37 3 6 17 0 0 3 7 1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 12 5 4 0 0 0 2 0 1
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 70 9 29 14 1 0 3 8 6
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 36 3 6 14 0 0 3 1 9
Unprovoked attack Total 56 6 24 10 0 0 7 7 2
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 22 1 3 5 0 0 0 11 2
Handling person with mental illness Total 9 2 0 4 0 0 2 1 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 83 5 31 38 0 0 2 5 2
Felony vehicle stop 29 1 2 20 0 0 1 4 1
Traffic violation stop 54 4 29 18 0 0 1 1 1
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 53 2 0 13 0 0 0 37 1
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.