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Table 26

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2001–2010

Activity Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers killed
during traffic pursuits/stops
95 10 45 28 0 0 2 9 1
Approaching offender(s) 33 3 16 9 0 0 1 4 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Deploying stop sticks 7 1 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 7 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 12 1 4 6 0 0 0 0 1
Interviewing offender(s) at
offender's vehicle
8 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in
patrol unit
3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who
contacted radio dispatcher
prior to attack
70 8 35 23 0 0 0 3 1
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.