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Table 74

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment and Percent Distribution,1 2016

Circumstance Total Percent
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2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Detective/special assignment Other
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
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Number of victim officers 57,180 100.0 10,240 17.9 13,855 24.2 21,966 38.4 657 1.1 1,402 2.5 2,667 4.7 6,393 11.2
Disturbance call 18,425 100.0 3,677 20.0 4,566 24.8 8,217 44.6 152 0.8 226 1.2 344 1.9 1,243 6.7
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 756 100.0 157 20.8 183 24.2 324 42.9 9 1.2 19 2.5 9 1.2 55 7.3
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 528 100.0 111 21.0 120 22.7 217 41.1 6 1.1 15 2.8 16 3.0 43 8.1
Attempting other arrest 8,939 100.0 1,429 16.0 2,208 24.7 3,654 40.9 105 1.2 382 4.3 259 2.9 902 10.1
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 720 100.0 98 13.6 128 17.8 226 31.4 10 1.4 54 7.5 27 3.8 177 24.6
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 7,177 100.0 1,030 14.4 1,279 17.8 2,269 31.6 57 0.8 139 1.9 530 7.4 1,873 26.1
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 5,309 100.0 1,126 21.2 1,391 26.2 2,052 38.7 81 1.5 167 3.1 147 2.8 345 6.5
Ambush situation 270 100.0 57 21.1 64 23.7 57 21.1 4 1.5 18 6.7 39 14.4 31 11.5
Handling person with mental illness 1,961 100.0 265 13.5 436 22.2 954 48.6 18 0.9 31 1.6 95 4.8 162 8.3
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,587 100.0 960 20.9 1,490 32.5 1,732 37.8 68 1.5 117 2.6 48 1.0 172 3.7
All other 8,508 100.0 1,330 15.6 1,990 23.4 2,264 26.6 147 1.7 234 2.8 1,153 13.6 1,390 16.3
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.