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Table 111

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

Number of Victim Officers Wearing Uniform or Other Law Enforcement Identification Evident, 2012–2016

Victim officer Other identification Total 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of victim officers Total 522 105 126 106 102 83
Wearing uniform Total 476 89 116 101 95 75
Not in uniform Total 40 16 8 5 5 6
Attire with law enforcement markings 0 0 0 0 0 0
Badge 7 2 4 1 0 0
Ballistic shield 0 0 0 0 0 0
Firearm 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marked patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0
Police-issued radio 0 0 0 0 0 0
Previous law enforcement contact with offender(s) 2 0 1 0 0 1
Verbal 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vest (ballistic/raid/tactical/etc.) 2 0 0 0 1 1
Mutiple forms of identification 25 14 3 3 2 3
None 4 0 0 1 2 1
Not reported 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wearing uniform not reported Total 6 0 2 0 2 2
  • 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.