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Table 46

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Disposition of Known Offender, 2005–2014

Disposition 2005–2009 2010–2014 2005–2014
Number of known offenders Total 268 294 562
Fugitive Total 1 2 3
Arrested and charged Total 190 178 368
Guilty of murder 138 100 238
Received death sentence 41 9 50
Received life imprisonment 72 65 137
Received prison term (ranging from 9 years to 999 years) 25 26 51
Guilty of lesser offense related to murder 17 17 34
Guilty of crime other than murder 10 9 19
Acquitted/dismissed/nolle prosequi 16 12 28
Indeterminate charge and sentence 1 0 1
Committed to psychiatric institution 3 8 11
Case pending/disposition unknown 4 31 35
Died in custody prior to sentencing 1 1 2
Not arrested Total 77 111 188
Justifiably killed 53 61 114
Justifiably killed by victim officer 20 14 34
Justifiably killed by person(s) other than victim officer 33 47 80
Committed suicide 19 44 63
Murdered while at large 0 0 0
Died under other circumstance 3 4 7
Other 2 2 4
Not reported Total 0 3 3