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Table 32

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms

Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition by Distance Between Victim Officer and Offender, 2006–2015

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 454 190 77 69 36 27 55
Handgun Total 330 173 58 41 14 5 39
.22 Caliber 11 5 1 1 1 0 3
.22 Magnum 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
.25 Caliber 6 5 0 0 0 0 1
.32 Caliber 4 4 0 0 0 0 0
.357 Caliber 12 6 2 2 0 0 2
.357 Magnum 9 2 2 1 2 0 2
.38 Caliber 33 24 5 3 0 0 1
.380 Caliber 25 12 4 6 2 0 1
.40 Caliber 77 41 11 12 3 1 9
.44 Caliber 5 4 0 1 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
.45 Caliber 35 11 13 4 1 1 5
5.7x28 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
9 Millimeter 92 48 17 11 4 3 9
10 Millimeter 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 15 7 3 0 0 0 5
Rifle Total 88 6 10 19 20 21 12
.22 Caliber 5 1 0 0 2 2 0
.223 Caliber 25 2 6 4 7 5 1
.270 Caliber 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
.280 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
.30 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
.30-06 Caliber 6 0 0 1 1 4 0
.30-30 Caliber 3 0 0 0 1 1 1
.308 Caliber 4 0 0 0 1 3 0
.44 Magnum 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
5.45 Millimeter 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
5.45x39 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
7 Millimeter 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 27 3 2 9 8 1 4
9 Millimeter 2 0 1 1 0 0 0
Not reported 9 0 0 1 0 2 6
Shotgun Total 34 10 9 9 2 1 3
12 Gauge 29 7 8 8 2 1 3
20 Gauge 4 3 0 1 0 0 0
Not reported 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Not reported Total 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
Not reported 2 1 0 0 0 0 1