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Table 75

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Type of Weapon and Percent Injured, 2007–2016

Year Total Percent
injured
Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Total Percent
injured
Number of victim officers 554,658 27.3 21,658 9.6 9,586 12.5 78,673 23.7 444,741 29.1
2007 61,257 25.9 2,216 8.7 1,028 10.5 8,692 22.2 49,321 27.6 10,973 234,734,286 523,944
2008 61,087 26.0 2,292 8.3 958 13.0 8,466 22.8 49,371 27.7 10,835 238,730,830 541,906
2009 58,364 26.0 2,007 8.1 886 12.4 7,966 23.5 47,505 27.4 11,691 245,925,716 560,387
2010 56,491 26.5 1,925 11.1 918 12.1 7,413 23.8 46,235 27.8 11,826 248,726,641 557,884
2011 55,631 26.6 2,240 9.0 1,003 15.0 7,856 22.4 44,532 28.5 12,031 254,534,862 539,282
2012 53,867 27.7 2,276 9.9 909 13.1 7,435 24.2 43,247 29.6 11,794 250,150,500 525,217
2013 50,802 29.1 2,299 10.7 901 14.0 7,042 27.0 40,560 30.8 11,958 256,689,224 551,893
2014 48,988 28.5 1,976 9.2 966 12.6 6,976 23.9 39,070 30.7 11,235 246,680,861 543,331
2015 50,991 28.4 2,050 9.2 921 11.7 7,705 24.7 40,315 30.5 12,102 251,555,223 547,398
2016 57,180 28.9 2,377 11.9 1,096 10.8 9,122 23.3 44,585 31.4 12,421 268,157,300 586,446
  • NOTE: Assault figures published in prior years' editions of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted have been updated for inclusion in this table.