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Table 74

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment and Percent Distribution,1 2015

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2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Detective/special assignment Other
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
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Number of victim officers 50,212 100.0 8,867 17.7 12,302 24.5 18,962 37.8 611 1.2 1,380 2.7 1,986 4.0 6,104 12.2
Disturbance call 16,256 100.0 3,160 19.4 4,009 24.7 7,385 45.4 118 0.7 170 1.0 350 2.2 1,064 6.5
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 840 100.0 174 20.7 208 24.8 389 46.3 7 0.8 22 2.6 8 1.0 32 3.8
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 398 100.0 74 18.6 86 21.6 163 41.0 8 2.0 11 2.8 12 3.0 44 11.1
Attempting other arrest 7,820 100.0 1,271 16.3 1,908 24.4 3,114 39.8 117 1.5 346 4.4 242 3.1 822 10.5
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 677 100.0 109 16.1 111 16.4 182 26.9 12 1.8 92 13.6 31 4.6 140 20.7
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,143 100.0 680 11.1 1,104 18.0 1,795 29.2 46 0.7 114 1.9 465 7.6 1,939 31.6
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 4,647 100.0 938 20.2 1,294 27.8 1,720 37.0 82 1.8 171 3.7 142 3.1 300 6.5
Ambush situation 240 100.0 66 27.5 52 21.7 46 19.2 4 1.7 5 2.1 27 11.3 40 16.7
Handling person with mental illness 1,710 100.0 255 14.9 372 21.8 803 47.0 18 1.1 24 1.4 73 4.3 165 9.6
Traffic pursuit/stop 3,972 100.0 816 20.5 1,283 32.3 1,460 36.8 36 0.9 141 3.5 47 1.2 189 4.8
All other 7,509 100.0 1,324 17.6 1,875 25.0 1,905 25.4 163 2.2 284 3.8 589 7.8 1,369 18.2
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.