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In 2017, 16 U.S. Capitol Police officers were assaulted. Of the officers assaulted, 9 sustained injuries (2 with firearms, and 7 with weapons other than firearms). (See Tables 71 and 72.)

Type of activity (See Table 78.)

All of the 16 officers assaulted were assigned to patrol or guard duty.

Weapons (See Table 75.)

Two officers were assaulted with firearms, and 1 officer was assaulted with a vehicle. The other 13 officers were assaulted with other types of weapons.

Dispositional information (See Tables 71 and 79.)

Dispositions were not reported for the 12 suspects who were identified in the assaults on U.S. Capitol Police officers.