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Table 68

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed

Lighting and Weather/Environmental Conditions by Circumstance at Scene of Incident, 2007–2016

Conditions Total Automobile
accident
Motorcycle
accident
Aircraft
accident
Struck by
vehicle
Accidental
shooting
Drowning Fall Other
Number of victim officers Total 563 326 53 15 92 26 11 12 28
Lighting Artificial 67 36 2 2 19 3 0 1 4
Dark 224 154 3 5 34 10 4 5 9
Dawn/dusk 25 18 1 0 3 1 0 0 2
Daylight 224 107 45 8 31 11 7 6 9
Dim 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poor 6 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
Not reported 15 6 2 0 3 1 0 0 3
Weather/environmental Clear 382 223 43 10 61 19 7 7 12
Cloudy/partly cloudy 41 25 4 0 8 0 0 2 2
Flooding 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Fog 8 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 1
Freezing rain/hail 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Lightning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Rain 43 35 0 1 5 1 0 1 0
Snow 14 6 0 2 5 0 0 1 0
Tornado 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Windy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Not reported 58 32 6 1 11 3 0 0 5
Not applicable (indoors) 7 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 3