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Table 79

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted and Injured with Firearms or Knives/Other Cutting Instruments

Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2012–2016

Area Total 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of victim officers 522 105 126 106 102 83
NORTHEAST 68 20 12 13 10 13
New England 16 6 3 2 4 1
Connecticut 5 2 2 0 1 0
Maine 0 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 4 0 0 0 3 1
New Hampshire 5 4 1 0 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 2 0 0 2 0 0
Middle Atlantic 52 14 9 11 6 12
New Jersey 14 3 3 6 0 2
New York 14 5 1 3 2 3
Pennsylvania 24 6 5 2 4 7
MIDWEST 72 11 17 18 15 11
East North Central 32 6 7 8 7 4
Illinois 1 0 0 1 0 0
Indiana 7 1 1 4 0 1
Michigan 16 3 3 2 6 2
Ohio 1 0 0 1 0 0
Wisconsin 7 2 3 0 1 1
West North Central 40 5 10 10 8 7
Iowa 1 0 0 0 1 0
Kansas 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 7 0 1 4 1 1
Missouri 30 5 9 5 6 5
Nebraska 2 0 0 1 0 1
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0
SOUTH 223 43 52 46 45 37
South Atlantic 96 21 24 20 22 9
Delaware 1 0 0 1 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 29 10 9 5 5 0
Georgia 18 4 4 5 4 1
Maryland 6 2 2 0 2 0
North Carolina 8 1 0 3 2 2
South Carolina 13 2 2 3 5 1
Virginia 16 1 5 3 2 5
West Virginia 5 1 2 0 2 0
East South Central 37 12 5 5 8 7
Alabama 2 1 0 0 0 1
Kentucky 7 4 1 1 1 0
Mississippi 7 3 1 0 0 3
Tennessee 21 4 3 4 7 3
West South Central 90 10 23 21 15 21
Arkansas 6 2 0 0 0 4
Louisiana 10 3 2 0 2 3
Oklahoma 14 0 2 8 3 1
Texas 60 5 19 13 10 13
WEST 157 31 45 27 32 22
Mountain 81 14 22 12 18 15
Arizona 28 4 11 1 6 6
Colorado 17 1 4 5 5 2
Idaho 3 0 0 0 0 3
Montana 1 0 0 1 0 0
Nevada 13 4 2 1 4 2
New Mexico 6 0 3 0 3 0
Utah 12 5 2 4 0 1
Wyoming 1 0 0 0 0 1
Pacific 76 17 23 15 14 7
Alaska 3 2 0 0 0 1
California 58 12 16 11 13 6
Hawaii 3 0 2 0 1 0
Oregon 3 1 2 0 0 0
Washington 9 2 3 4 0 0
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS 2 0 0 2 0 0
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 2 0 0 2 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • NOTE: Assault with injury data in this table reflects only a subset of those incidents reported to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program. For more information in reference to this data collection, see Detailed Assault Data.