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Table 71

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2010

Area Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 53,469 1,831 884 6,990 43,764 11,108 235,354,721 532,395
NORTHEAST 7,833 187 100 871 6,675 2,374 36,106,632 92,834
New England 1,814 19 20 192 1,583 522 8,068,748 19,091
Connecticut 863 16 9 99 739 97 3,431,851 8,317
Maine 172 0 3 10 159 125 1,274,941 1,845
Massachusetts 127 0 1 16 110 40 851,697 3,202
New Hampshire 178 1 1 14 162 147 1,151,646 2,172
Rhode Island 423 1 4 47 371 48 1,052,567 2,538
Vermont 51 1 2 6 42 65 306,046 1,017
Middle Atlantic 6,019 168 80 679 5,092 1,852 28,037,884 73,743
New Jersey 2,219 26 29 230 1,934 542 8,412,788 27,853
New York 942 10 7 111 814 423 10,299,927 25,776
Pennsylvania 2,858 132 44 338 2,344 887 9,325,169 20,114
MIDWEST 7,663 305 100 1,010 6,248 2,809 40,196,070 79,783
East North Central 3,456 111 34 497 2,814 1,165 21,320,956 41,162
Illinois1
Indiana 494 4 1 40 449 188 4,296,246 6,885
Michigan 1,115 83 25 207 800 499 9,117,978 17,221
Ohio 287 5 3 41 238 138 2,623,000 5,229
Wisconsin 1,560 19 5 209 1,327 340 5,283,732 11,827
West North Central 4,207 194 66 513 3,434 1,644 18,875,114 38,621
Iowa 403 10 5 88 300 236 3,019,508 4,656
Kansas 821 20 17 92 692 243 2,194,004 6,025
Minnesota 203 4 3 13 183 316 4,834,763 7,870
Missouri 2,320 150 34 268 1,868 534 5,796,703 14,405
Nebraska 180 4 1 28 147 111 1,651,767 3,327
North Dakota 93 0 0 10 83 94 655,629 1,127
South Dakota 187 6 6 14 161 110 722,740 1,211
SOUTH 23,548 789 383 3,194 19,182 4,290 94,151,321 221,264
South Atlantic 14,425 340 201 1,761 12,123 1,484 44,204,453 113,712
Delaware 508 15 10 115 368 54 897,563 2,323
District of Columbia2 998 15 10 85 888 1 601,723 3,945
Florida 6,462 158 95 955 5,254 355 17,879,777 42,645
Georgia 971 40 11 128 792 372 7,911,341 22,920
Maryland 3,343 50 31 302 2,960 126 4,619,355 12,764
North Carolina 1,969 55 42 144 1,728 306 8,077,998 18,771
South Carolina3 174 7 2 32 133 270 4,216,696 10,344
Virginia1
West Virginia1
East South Central 3,255 216 78 619 2,342 1,214 16,738,784 37,527
Alabama 212 4 3 56 149 346 4,637,287 10,930
Kentucky 1,201 34 8 174 985 303 3,925,824 6,257
Mississippi 141 9 5 14 113 119 2,037,895 4,636
Tennessee 1,701 169 62 375 1,095 446 6,137,778 15,704
West South Central 5,868 233 104 814 4,717 1,592 33,208,084 70,025
Arkansas 113 3 3 28 79 199 2,559,964 5,092
Louisiana 586 17 6 170 393 84 1,945,548 7,017
Oklahoma 813 30 14 150 619 314 3,746,161 6,615
Texas 4,356 183 81 466 3,626 995 24,956,411 51,301
WEST 14,425 550 301 1,915 11,659 1,635 64,900,698 138,514
Mountain 4,943 248 119 663 3,913 783 20,944,806 41,781
Arizona 1,971 96 33 251 1,591 78 5,881,209 11,757
Colorado 753 47 27 136 543 204 4,891,556 11,234
Idaho 227 17 2 28 180 104 1,554,255 2,726
Montana 226 5 4 21 196 99 981,587 1,492
Nevada 356 40 9 67 240 34 2,460,734 4,990
New Mexico 773 36 37 116 584 84 1,910,563 4,126
Utah 578 7 7 39 525 116 2,705,776 4,257
Wyoming 59 0 0 5 54 64 559,126 1,199
Pacific 9,482 302 182 1,252 7,746 852 43,955,892 96,733
Alaska 386 26 8 34 318 34 705,910 1,202
California 7,266 235 136 1,011 5,884 454 32,056,280 77,917
Hawaii 292 2 3 18 269 3 1,207,055 2,610
Oregon 529 12 11 56 450 129 3,315,608 4,876
Washington 1,009 27 24 133 825 232 6,671,039 10,128
  • 1Data for Illinois, Virginia, and West Virginia were not available for inclusion in this table.
  • 2The figures represent the number of assaults on officers reported by the Metropolitan Police Department.
  • 3Limited officer assault data were received.