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Table 75

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Type of Weapon and Percent Injured, 2006–2015

Year Total Percent
injured
Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Number of victim officers 556,095 27.1 21,539 9.4 9,541 12.8 78,054 23.7 446,961 28.8
2006 59,396 26.7 2,290 9.5 1,055 12.7 8,611 23.6 47,440 28.4 10,596 227,360,586 504,147
2007 61,257 25.9 2,216 8.7 1,028 10.5 8,692 22.2 49,321 27.6 10,973 234,734,286 523,944
2008 61,087 26.0 2,292 8.3 958 13.0 8,466 22.8 49,371 27.7 10,835 238,730,830 541,906
2009 58,364 26.0 2,007 8.1 886 12.4 7,966 23.5 47,505 27.4 11,691 245,925,716 560,387
2010 56,491 26.5 1,925 11.1 918 12.1 7,413 23.8 46,235 27.8 11,826 248,726,641 557,884
2011 55,631 26.6 2,240 9.0 1,003 15.0 7,856 22.4 44,532 28.5 12,031 254,534,862 539,282
2012 53,867 27.7 2,276 9.9 909 13.1 7,435 24.2 43,247 29.6 11,794 250,150,500 525,217
2013 50,802 29.1 2,299 10.7 901 14.0 7,042 27.0 40,560 30.8 11,958 256,689,224 551,893
2014 48,988 28.5 1,976 9.2 966 12.6 6,976 23.9 39,070 30.7 11,235 246,680,861 543,331
2015 50,212 28.4 2,018 9.5 917 12.3 7,597 24.7 39,680 30.5 11,961 241,382,351 507,852
  • NOTE: Assault figures published in prior years' editions of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted have been updated for inclusion in this table.