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Table 104

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

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2016

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 83 7 10 30 0 1 5 29 1
Disturbance call Total 17 2 2 12 0 0 0 1 0
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 11 1 2 7 0 0 0 1 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 6 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
Arrest situation Total 10 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
Drug-related matter 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempting other arrest 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 10 1 2 1 0 0 1 5 0
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 13 0 1 5 0 1 1 5 0
Unprovoked attack Total 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Handling person with mental illness Total 6 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Felony vehicle stop 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic violation stop 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 18 0 0 1 0 0 1 16 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.
  • 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.