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Table 16

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2001–2010

Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 541 53 152 160 3 1 22 100 50
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 115 22 23 25 0 0 5 29 11
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 49 4 11 19 0 0 1 6 8
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 30 1 12 12 0 0 1 3 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 28 0 9 13 0 0 2 3 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 34 1 8 15 1 0 2 6 1
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 54 5 19 17 1 0 0 7 5
Metropolitan counties 102 7 29 33 0 0 6 18 9
Nonmetropolitan counties 55 4 20 17 0 0 1 13 0
State agencies 40 3 19 8 0 0 3 4 3
Federal agencies 11 0 2 1 1 0 1 5 1
Puerto Rico and other
outlying areas
23 6 0 0 0 1 0 6 10
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.
  • NOTE: The deaths of the 72 law enforcement officers that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.