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Table 65

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region and Geographic Division, 2010

Area Total1 Rate per
100
officers
Assaults
with
injury
Rate per
100
officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 53,469 10.0 13,962 2.6 11,108 235,354,721 532,395
NORTHEAST 7,833 8.4 2,756 3.0 2,374 36,106,632 92,834
New England 1,814 9.5 639 3.3 522 8,068,748 19,091
Middle Atlantic 6,019 8.2 2,117 2.9 1,852 28,037,884 73,743
MIDWEST 7,663 9.6 1,981 2.5 2,809 40,196,070 79,783
East North Central 3,456 8.4 1,040 2.5 1,165 21,320,956 41,162
West North Central 4,207 10.9 941 2.4 1,644 18,875,114 38,621
SOUTH 23,548 10.6 5,638 2.5 4,290 94,151,321 221,264
South Atlantic 14,425 12.7 2,942 2.6 1,484 44,204,453 113,712
East South Central 3,255 8.7 978 2.6 1,214 16,738,784 37,527
West South Central 5,868 8.4 1,718 2.5 1,592 33,208,084 70,025
WEST 14,425 10.4 3,587 2.6 1,635 64,900,698 138,514
Mountain 4,943 11.8 1,143 2.7 783 20,944,806 41,781
Pacific 9,482 9.8 2,444 2.5 852 43,955,892 96,733
  • 1Regional and divisional totals do not include data for Illinois, Virginia, and West Virginia, which were not available for inclusion in this table.