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Table 26

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

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 66 3 19 20 0 1 2 20 1
Disturbance call Total 13 2 2 9 0 0 0 0 0
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 6 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 7 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
Arrest situation Total 9 0 1 3 0 0 0 4 1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Drug-related matter 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Attempting other arrest 4 0 0 3 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 9 1 4 0 0 0 2 2 0
Ambush (entrapment/premeditation) Total 17 0 4 6 0 0 0 7 0
Unprovoked attack Total 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
Handling person with mental illness Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
Felony vehicle stop 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Traffic violation stop 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.) Total 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 0
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.