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Table 31

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms

Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition by Distance Between Victim Officer and Offender, 2015

Type of firearm Size of ammunition Total 0-5
feet
6-10
feet
11-20
feet
21-50
feet
Over 50
feet
Distance
not reported
Number of victim officers killed with firearms Total 38 12 5 6 2 2 11
Handgun Total 29 11 5 4 1 0 8
.357 Caliber 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
.38 Caliber 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
.380 Caliber 2 0 0 1 0 0 1
.40 Caliber 14 6 2 1 0 0 5
.45 Caliber 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
5.7x28 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
9 Millimeter 7 3 1 2 1 0 0
Not reported 2 0 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle Total 7 0 0 2 1 2 2
.22 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
.223 Caliber 2 0 0 1 0 1 0
.270 Caliber 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
.30-30 Caliber 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Not reported 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Shotgun Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Not reported Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 1 1 0 0 0 0 0