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Table 80

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

Population Group/Agency Type, 2012–2016

Population group/agency type Total 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of victim officers 522 105 126 106 102 83
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 155 25 46 25 36 23
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 69 9 24 15 12 9
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 41 18 9 8 3 3
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 41 10 4 10 9 8
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 27 6 4 7 5 5
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 38 7 3 10 12 6
Metropolitan counties 91 17 19 17 18 20
Nonmetropolitan counties 28 7 11 4 3 3
State agencies 25 6 5 7 2 5
Federal agencies 4 0 1 1 2 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 2 0 0 2 0 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 1
  • 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.