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Table 68

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent Cleared,1 2010

Circumstance Total Percent
cleared
Group I Group II Group III Group IV Group V Group VI Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Total Percent
cleared
Number of victim officers 53,469 90.7 15,650 90.5 7,107 90.7 5,612 92.3 4,041 91.0 3,843 91.2 3,561 89.6 11,641 90.7 2,014 88.7
Disturbance call 17,646 91.9 4,799 90.9 2,745 91.8 2,080 93.9 1,472 89.3 1,445 92.7 1,199 91.9 3,207 94.0 699 88.1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 899 88.0 317 86.4 128 93.0 103 90.3 68 88.2 62 79.0 47 74.5 156 92.3 18 94.4
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 450 89.1 205 84.9 67 91.0 37 94.6 37 97.3 11 63.6 9 77.8 81 96.3 3 100.0
Attempting other arrest 7,881 92.2 2,110 91.4 1,064 92.9 911 91.4 785 94.6 625 91.8 645 90.5 1,440 91.9 301 97.7
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 765 88.4 231 93.5 133 79.7 72 88.9 65 89.2 61 88.5 45 82.2 138 91.3 20 75.0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,910 90.8 1,648 95.5 658 94.1 694 93.7 393 91.9 480 90.2 408 90.9 2,351 86.3 278 84.5
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 5,074 88.5 1,893 88.0 678 89.2 499 87.8 364 89.8 311 89.7 319 85.9 885 89.5 125 88.0
Ambush situation 248 79.0 127 75.6 20 100.0 18 61.1 7 85.7 10 80.0 14 85.7 42 76.2 10 100.0
Handling person with mental illness 1,043 86.5 222 86.9 133 83.5 115 86.1 96 90.6 85 90.6 132 91.7 213 82.6 47 80.9
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,752 89.2 1,515 88.1 540 88.3 373 92.8 296 89.2 299 91.3 349 87.7 1,162 90.0 218 88.5
All other 7,801 90.3 2,583 90.8 941 86.7 710 92.5 458 91.9 454 90.1 394 86.3 1,966 91.5 295 86.4
  • 1Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the offender).