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Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Population Group/Agency Type, 2001–2010

Population group/agency type Total 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Number of victim officers 541 70 56 52 57 55 48 58 41 48 56
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 115 13 6 9 15 12 8 12 12 15 13
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 49 7 6 4 6 6 4 9 1 3 3
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 30 1 3 3 4 4 2 5 1 4 3
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 28 1 1 5 2 2 3 2 5 1 6
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 34 6 5 2 5 2 3 3 3 3 2
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 54 7 6 5 7 10 3 5 0 6 5
Metropolitan counties 102 15 11 10 8 6 15 11 9 8 9
Nonmetropolitan counties 55 9 8 9 4 4 3 4 4 4 6
State agencies 40 4 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 1 5
Federal agencies 11 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 1
Puerto Rico and other
outlying areas
23 6 4 0 3 2 2 1 0 2 3
  • 1The deaths of the 72 law enforcement officers that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.