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Table 70

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region and Geographic Division, 2015

Area Total1 Rate per
100
officers
Assaults
with
injury
Rate per
100
officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 50,212 9.9 14,281 2.8 11,961 241,382,351 507,852
NORTHEAST 7,767 7.7 2,534 2.5 2,892 44,823,303 101,011
New England 3,521 11.9 894 3.0 910 14,166,413 29,678
Middle Atlantic 4,246 6.0 1,640 2.3 1,982 30,656,890 71,333
MIDWEST 6,722 8.9 2,114 2.8 2,933 38,767,397 75,757
East North Central 2,784 7.6 989 2.7 1,218 19,474,830 36,409
West North Central 3,938 10.0 1,125 2.9 1,715 19,292,567 39,348
SOUTH 18,963 9.6 4,638 2.3 4,291 86,938,822 198,151
South Atlantic 12,520 10.3 2,601 2.1 2,076 51,053,258 121,678
East South Central 2,539 8.7 857 3.0 848 12,907,198 29,019
West South Central 3,904 8.2 1,180 2.5 1,367 22,978,366 47,454
WEST 16,760 12.6 4,995 3.8 1,845 70,852,829 132,933
Mountain 4,973 12.0 1,463 3.5 770 21,408,662 41,278
Pacific 11,787 12.9 3,532 3.9 1,075 49,444,167 91,655
  • 1Regional and divisional totals do not include data for Alaska which were not available for inclusion in this table.