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Table 73

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent Cleared,1, 2 2015

Circumstance Total Percent
cleared
Group I
(cities 250,000
and over)
Group II
(cities 100,000—
249,999)
Group III
(cities 50,000
99,999)
Group IV
(cities 25,000
49,999)
Group V
(cities 10,000
24,999)
Group VI
(cities under
10,000)
Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Number of victim officers 50,212 89.3 12,799 91.2 6,496 88.7 6,100 89.7 4,122 87.0 3,784 89.9 3,865 84.2 11,102 89.9 1,944 88.5
Disturbance call 16,256 91.0 3,756 93.1 2,554 90.5 2,364 92.3 1,435 89.9 1,366 90.9 1,253 83.7 2,997 91.2 531 93.4
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 840 86.8 260 83.5 144 90.3 108 81.5 74 86.5 48 83.3 35 91.4 159 93.1 12 83.3
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 398 87.4 110 89.1 45 91.1 57 77.2 37 83.8 23 91.3 37 91.9 85 89.4 4 75.0
Attempting other arrest 7,820 92.0 1,820 93.7 1,079 88.2 1,033 91.0 739 87.7 726 94.4 701 89.7 1,405 95.7 317 91.5
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 677 73.3 204 67.2 86 97.7 78 97.4 36 86.1 42 81.0 50 68.0 148 52.0 33 69.7
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,143 89.6 1,338 95.2 517 90.7 651 87.7 486 83.5 389 89.7 382 88.7 2,059 89.3 321 81.0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,647 88.0 1,368 89.5 650 84.8 543 86.9 405 86.4 312 86.9 380 86.1 847 89.6 142 95.1
Ambush situation 240 75.4 119 79.0 24 75.0 11 54.5 8 62.5 9 88.9 9 66.7 41 65.9 19 89.5
Handling person with mental illness 1,710 81.3 356 87.1 192 82.3 176 74.4 139 75.5 136 80.9 212 67.0 441 86.2 58 93.1
Traffic pursuit/stop 3,972 87.5 966 87.8 519 85.0 401 89.3 301 86.4 288 89.2 371 85.4 892 89.2 234 85.0
All other 7,509 88.4 2,502 90.6 686 88.2 678 89.2 462 85.7 445 86.5 435 79.3 2,028 88.7 273 85.7
  • 1Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the offender).
  • 2Percent cleared may include clearances for previous years' offenses.