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Table 66

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Population Group, 2010

Population group Total 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
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 15,650 15.8 3,393 3.4 65 42,385,386 98,802
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 7,107 16.0 1,986 4.5 170 25,146,476 44,288
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 5,612 12.8 1,549 3.5 381 26,106,918 43,781
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 4,041 10.3 1,169 3.0 636 21,950,579 39,285
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3,843 8.6 1,056 2.4 1,460 23,111,393 44,461
Group VI (cities under 10,000)1 3,561 5.4 1,134 1.7 5,828 18,891,013 66,438
Metropolitan counties1 11,641 7.7 3,144 2.1 961 55,683,854 150,764
Nonmetropolitan counties1 2,014 4.5 531 1.2 1,607 22,079,102 44,576
  • 1Includes universities and colleges, state police agencies, and/or other agencies to which no population is attributed.