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Table 29

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Region by Type of Weapon, 2010

Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 56 55 38 15 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Northeast 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midwest 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South 22 21 17 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
West 18 18 6 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0