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Table 73

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent Cleared,1, 2 2016

Circumstance Total Percent
cleared
Group I
(cities 250,000
and over)
Group II
(cities 100,000—
249,999)
Group III
(cities 50,000
99,999)
Group IV
(cities 25,000
49,999)
Group V
(cities 10,000
24,999)
Group VI
(cities under
10,000)
Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Number of victim officers 57,180 88.5 14,962 89.4 7,114 89.0 6,752 87.6 5,327 87.3 4,305 88.5 4,205 84.9 11,846 89.5 2,669 87.7
Disturbance call 18,425 90.2 4,219 90.7 2,789 91.2 2,555 88.5 1,897 91.1 1,517 91.2 1,337 84.2 3,409 91.0 702 92.5
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 756 87.3 251 83.3 109 93.6 80 81.3 64 93.8 52 80.8 30 76.7 145 94.5 25 88.0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 528 89.0 205 88.3 53 83.0 64 85.9 43 93.0 31 93.5 30 90.0 97 92.8 5 80.0
Attempting other arrest 8,939 91.0 2,200 93.8 1,174 88.5 1,166 88.1 959 88.9 791 90.3 762 88.5 1,460 94.6 427 90.6
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 720 79.7 329 68.7 100 100.0 48 87.5 28 82.1 51 96.1 45 66.7 97 88.7 22 81.8
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 7,177 88.8 1,915 94.6 684 87.0 741 92.7 482 89.4 412 89.8 439 87.5 2,004 84.7 500 79.8
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 5,309 88.2 1,621 90.1 696 87.4 619 86.6 467 84.2 388 88.7 414 84.3 939 89.1 165 92.7
Ambush situation 270 77.8 116 68.1 29 82.8 12 75.0 25 88.0 9 88.9 16 87.5 53 86.8 10 80.0
Handling person with mental illness 1,961 81.5 489 85.7 189 77.2 203 70.4 165 81.8 138 76.1 213 80.8 474 86.9 90 74.4
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,587 87.1 1,088 87.7 523 88.3 476 87.0 372 85.5 328 82.0 420 80.7 998 88.9 382 91.6
All other 8,508 85.6 2,529 84.7 768 87.4 788 85.7 825 78.8 588 84.7 499 86.2 2,170 89.0 341 83.6
  • 1Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the offender).
  • 2Percent cleared may include clearances for previous years' offenses.