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Table 14

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Own Weapons

Victim Officer's Type of Weapon,1 2001–2010

Type of weapon Size of ammunition of firearm Total 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Number of victim officers
killed with own weapons
Total 47 3 4 11 7 6 1 2 4 2 7
Handgun Total 44 3 4 10 6 6 1 2 4 2 6
.357 Caliber 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.357 Magnum 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.38 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.40 Caliber 24 3 3 5 1 5 1 1 3 1 1
.45 Caliber 7 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
9 Millimeter 9 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 4
Rifle Total 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.22 Caliber 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shotgun Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Blunt instrument (baton) Total 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • 1Weapon is inclusive of all weapon types that may be issued to a law enforcement officer.