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Table 6

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Age Group of Victim Officer, 2001–2010

Age group 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
Under 25 28 6 1 2 3 2 1 7 2 1 3
25–30 103 17 11 13 9 9 9 7 7 9 12
31–35 120 13 16 9 12 15 10 17 7 8 13
36–40 109 15 12 8 9 9 17 8 11 11 9
41–45 67 3 6 10 6 12 3 4 3 13 7
46–50 51 5 6 5 6 7 3 7 4 3 5
51–55 34 7 3 2 6 1 4 5 5 0 1
56–60 17 2 1 1 3 0 0 1 2 3 4
Over 60 10 2 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 2
Not reported 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average age 38 37 37 38 39 37 38 38 39 38 38
  • 1The deaths of the 72 law enforcement officers that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.