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Table 60

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally 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 718 71 373 96 2 2 66 91 17
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 80 16 36 14 0 0 2 9 3
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 42 8 18 8 0 1 2 5 0
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 33 1 17 5 0 0 2 6 2
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 37 3 21 7 0 0 1 3 2
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 27 3 13 3 0 0 4 4 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 66 4 28 11 0 0 14 9 0
Metropolitan counties 160 12 84 22 0 0 15 21 6
Nonmetropolitan counties 80 5 53 7 0 0 7 6 2
State agencies 136 8 84 14 0 0 15 15 0
Federal agencies 40 6 15 3 2 1 4 8 1
Puerto Rico and other
outlying areas
17 5 4 2 0 0 0 5 1
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.