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Table 101

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted and Injured with Firearms or Knives/Other Cutting Instruments

Circumstance at Scene of Incident, 2012–2016

Circumstance Total 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of victim officers Total 522 105 126 106 102 83
Disturbance call Total 119 25 29 30 18 17
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 69 15 19 16 8 11
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 50 10 10 14 10 6
Arrest situation Total 65 15 11 11 18 10
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 6 3 1 1 0 1
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 15 4 3 1 2 5
Drug-related matter 13 3 1 2 6 1
Attempting other arrest 31 5 6 7 10 3
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 2 0 0 0 2 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 4 1 1 1 0 1
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 78 17 25 18 8 10
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 26 1 1 6 5 13
Unprovoked attack Total 15 4 3 2 3 3
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 34 7 13 5 8 1
Handling person with mental illness Total 39 9 6 7 11 6
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 47 8 12 14 9 4
Felony vehicle stop 14 2 4 4 1 3
Traffic violation stop 33 6 8 10 8 1
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 93 18 25 12 20 18
  • NOTE: Assault with injury data in this table reflects only a subset of those incidents reported to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program. For more information in reference to this data collection, see Detailed Assault Data.