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Table 13

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Victim Officer's Weapon Stolen1 by Offender, 2001–2010

Victim officer Total 20012 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Number of victim officers Total 541 70 56 52 57 55 48 58 41 48 56
Weapon stolen Total 71 8 8 11 8 9 4 4 5 7 7
Killed with own weapon 29 2 3 7 4 5 0 2 1 1 4
Killed with other weapon 41 6 5 4 4 4 4 2 4 5 3
Killed with weapon information
not reported
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Weapon not stolen Total 465 62 48 41 48 46 43 53 35 41 48
Killed with own weapon 18 1 1 4 3 1 1 0 3 1 3
Killed with other weapon 447 61 47 37 45 45 42 53 32 40 45
Killed with weapon information
not reported
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weapon stolen information
not reported
Total 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1
Killed with own weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Killed with other weapon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Killed with weapon information
not reported
3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
  • 1The term "stolen" indicates the weapon was taken from the scene of the incident.
  • 2The deaths of the 72 law enforcement officers that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.
  • NOTE: Weapon is inclusive of all weapon types that may be issued to a law enforcement officer.