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Table 69

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment and Percent Distribution,1 2010

Circumstance Total Percent
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2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Detective/special assignment Other
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
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Number of victim officers 53,469 100.0 10,272 19.2 13,038 24.4 20,042 37.5 730 1.4 1,687 3.2 1,906 3.6 5,794 10.8
Disturbance call 17,646 100.0 3,543 20.1 4,432 25.1 7,872 44.6 144 0.8 290 1.6 290 1.6 1,075 6.1
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 899 100.0 227 25.3 262 29.1 301 33.5 13 1.4 34 3.8 11 1.2 51 5.7
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 450 100.0 120 26.7 100 22.2 137 30.4 14 3.1 45 10.0 6 1.3 28 6.2
Attempting other arrest 7,881 100.0 1,542 19.6 1,805 22.9 2,980 37.8 128 1.6 385 4.9 240 3.0 801 10.2
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 765 100.0 144 18.8 142 18.6 258 33.7 20 2.6 43 5.6 34 4.4 124 16.2
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 6,910 100.0 809 11.7 1,279 18.5 2,067 29.9 52 0.8 138 2.0 560 8.1 2,005 29.0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 5,074 100.0 1,156 22.8 1,327 26.2 1,734 34.2 102 2.0 212 4.2 140 2.8 403 7.9
Ambush situation 248 100.0 43 17.3 61 24.6 42 16.9 10 4.0 7 2.8 32 12.9 53 21.4
Handling person with mental illness 1,043 100.0 129 12.4 250 24.0 519 49.8 8 0.8 25 2.4 23 2.2 89 8.5
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,752 100.0 1,074 22.6 1,500 31.6 1,780 37.5 57 1.2 125 2.6 44 0.9 172 3.6
All other 7,801 100.0 1,485 19.0 1,880 24.1 2,352 30.1 182 2.3 383 4.9 526 6.7 993 12.7
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.