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Table 70

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region and Geographic Division, 2016

Area Total1 Rate per
100
officers
Assaults
with
injury
Rate per
100
officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 57,180 9.8 16,535 2.8 12,421 268,157,300 586,446
NORTHEAST 8,084 5.7 2,605 1.8 2,875 53,401,487 142,060
New England 3,645 12.2 1,049 3.5 912 13,978,062 29,916
Middle Atlantic 4,439 4.0 1,556 1.4 1,963 39,423,425 112,144
MIDWEST 7,277 8.9 2,290 2.8 2,930 40,879,561 81,863
East North Central 3,187 7.0 1,169 2.5 1,367 22,958,643 45,846
West North Central 4,090 11.4 1,121 3.1 1,563 17,920,918 36,017
SOUTH 23,731 10.5 6,071 2.7 4,693 100,584,785 225,298
South Atlantic 14,002 11.1 3,106 2.5 2,250 54,297,666 125,972
East South Central 2,926 10.5 835 3.0 819 12,203,931 27,878
West South Central 6,803 9.5 2,130 3.0 1,624 34,083,188 71,448
WEST 18,088 13.2 5,569 4.1 1,923 73,291,467 137,225
Mountain 5,507 12.8 1,810 4.2 803 21,981,198 42,908
Pacific 12,581 13.3 3,759 4.0 1,120 51,310,269 94,317