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Table 127

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Department by Type of Weapon, 2012–2016

Year Department Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers Total 7,829 470 160 17 546 3,138 515 2,983
2012 Total 1,858 104 33 16 38 733 104 830
U.S. Capitol Police 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 658 34 0 15 18 262 58 271
U.S. Department of the Interior 861 12 11 1 15 273 27 522
U.S. Department of Justice 329 58 22 0 4 198 19 28
U.S. Department of the Treasury 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
2013 Total 1,774 88 27 1 198 626 121 713
U.S. Capitol Police 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
U.S. Department of Homeland Security1 590 32 0 1 190 282 41 44
U.S. Department of the Interior 875 13 11 0 6 194 35 616
U.S. Department of Justice 293 43 15 0 2 150 44 39
U.S. Department of the Treasury 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
2014 Total 1,410 77 27 0 149 610 102 445
U.S. Capitol Police 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 535 17 1 0 131 288 65 33
U.S. Department of the Interior 607 12 5 0 14 187 9 380
U.S. Department of Justice 257 47 21 0 4 132 28 25
U.S. Department of the Treasury 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
2015 Total 1,340 97 33 0 135 547 89 439
U.S. Capitol Police 13 0 0 0 0 0 2 11
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 488 26 4 0 134 213 56 55
U.S. Department of the Interior 570 16 5 0 1 204 6 338
U.S. Department of Justice 264 54 24 0 0 130 25 31
U.S. Department of the Treasury 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
2016 Total 1,447 104 40 0 26 622 99 556
U.S. Capitol Police 25 2 2 0 3 0 3 15
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 503 17 7 0 12 210 57 200
U.S. Department of the Interior 621 24 13 0 10 241 19 314
U.S. Department of Justice 298 61 18 0 1 171 20 27
U.S. Department of the Treasury 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • 1For 2013, data were not reported by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.