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Table 76

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2016

Area Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 57,180 2,377 1,096 9,122 44,585 12,421 268,157,300 586,446
NORTHEAST 8,084 183 123 965 6,813 2,875 53,401,487 142,060
New England 3,645 19 59 539 3,028 912 13,978,062 29,916
Connecticut 627 1 1 87 538 104 3,526,707 7,865
Maine 149 1 4 13 131 195 1,330,824 1,996
Massachusetts 2,243 12 44 373 1,814 311 6,176,044 14,090
New Hampshire 263 3 5 28 227 170 1,269,205 2,345
Rhode Island 224 1 3 29 191 48 1,056,426 2,465
Vermont 139 1 2 9 127 84 618,856 1,155
Middle Atlantic 4,439 164 64 426 3,785 1,963 39,423,425 112,144
New Jersey 1,697 37 27 149 1,484 549 8,913,389 30,583
New York 724 4 11 72 637 465 18,952,018 62,135
Pennsylvania 2,018 123 26 205 1,664 949 11,558,018 19,426
MIDWEST 7,277 375 112 1,012 5,778 2,930 40,879,561 81,863
East North Central 3,187 144 45 503 2,495 1,367 22,958,643 45,846
Illinois1 76 0 5 11 60 1 147,363 288
Indiana 926 19 9 103 795 137 1,915,704 3,715
Michigan 1,012 74 24 202 712 599 9,808,625 16,953
Ohio 406 23 4 43 336 240 5,576,594 12,465
Wisconsin 767 28 3 144 592 390 5,510,357 12,425
West North Central 4,090 231 67 509 3,283 1,563 17,920,918 36,017
Iowa 389 13 8 58 310 237 3,103,257 4,686
Kansas 584 11 9 52 512 82 1,226,923 2,785
Minnesota 319 14 5 54 246 371 5,517,284 9,401
Missouri 2,285 182 34 293 1,776 522 5,960,123 14,521
Nebraska 32 3 0 3 26 140 582,508 1,415
North Dakota 221 4 2 20 195 108 756,732 1,688
South Dakota 260 4 9 29 218 103 774,091 1,521
SOUTH 23,731 1,092 419 4,301 17,919 4,693 100,584,785 225,298
South Atlantic 14,002 594 200 2,252 10,956 2,250 54,297,666 125,972
Delaware 414 9 3 60 342 56 950,787 2,283
District of Columbia2 1,590 31 20 553 986 2 681,170 4,174
Florida 4,443 180 63 731 3,469 307 15,972,072 34,154
Georgia 832 79 19 122 612 365 7,910,482 20,370
Maryland 2,291 67 28 269 1,927 135 5,138,226 12,993
North Carolina 1,968 81 21 150 1,716 317 8,743,228 20,138
South Carolina 629 83 12 100 434 384 4,904,510 11,720
Virginia 1,264 52 11 159 1,042 415 8,407,314 17,004
West Virginia 571 12 23 108 428 269 1,589,877 3,136
East South Central 2,926 178 105 1,040 1,603 819 12,203,931 27,878
Alabama 633 8 0 501 124 154 3,018,126 6,343
Kentucky 475 18 6 78 373 170 1,623,366 2,719
Mississippi 114 4 1 30 79 44 919,260 2,053
Tennessee 1,704 148 98 431 1,027 451 6,643,179 16,763
West South Central 6,803 320 114 1,009 5,360 1,624 34,083,188 71,448
Arkansas 356 19 12 72 253 284 2,849,469 5,727
Louisiana 1,470 41 12 453 964 142 3,743,464 11,481
Oklahoma 912 40 31 158 683 349 3,848,879 8,451
Texas 4,065 220 59 326 3,460 849 23,641,376 45,789
WEST 18,088 727 442 2,844 14,075 1,923 73,291,467 137,225
Mountain 5,507 280 150 906 4,171 803 21,981,198 42,908
Arizona 1,946 86 59 334 1,467 83 6,583,539 11,704
Colorado 1,146 73 46 217 810 216 5,244,645 11,545
Idaho 326 36 15 53 222 107 1,679,372 2,781
Montana 490 11 5 73 401 102 1,005,469 1,612
Nevada 410 27 9 99 275 46 2,890,256 6,321
New Mexico 500 32 6 66 396 83 1,091,466 3,003
Utah 621 14 10 58 539 112 2,936,592 4,689
Wyoming 68 1 0 6 61 54 549,859 1,253
Pacific 12,581 447 292 1,938 9,904 1,120 51,310,269 94,317
Alaska 646 43 17 103 483 32 738,566 1,199
California 9,933 342 220 1,504 7,867 679 39,209,622 76,951
Hawaii3 81 1 3 12 65 3 432,985 953
Oregon 499 15 6 99 379 169 3,653,796 6,051
Washington 1,422 46 46 220 1,110 237 7,275,300 9,163
  • 1Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Rockford Police Department.
  • 2Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Metropolitan Police Department and the Metro Transit Police Department.
  • 3Data represents the number of assaults on officers reported by the Hawaii County, Kauai County, and Maui County Police Departments.