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Table 78

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

Department by Type of Weapon, 2006–2010

Year Department Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers Total 7,963 426 65 0 79 2,288 497 4,608
20061 Total 1,273 109 4 0 17 484 96 563
U.S. Capitol Police 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 866 64 2 0 10 212 56 522
U.S. Department of the Interior1 257 5 2 0 7 210 28 5
U.S. Department of Justice 137 40 0 0 0 50 12 35
U.S. Department of the Treasury 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 1
2007 Total 1,650 71 17 0 14 553 131 864
U.S. Capitol Police 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1,304 47 7 0 5 303 91 851
U.S. Department of the Interior 247 6 5 0 8 197 19 12
U.S. Department of Justice 85 17 4 0 0 43 20 1
U.S. Department of the Treasury 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 8 0 1 0 1 5 1 0
2008 Total 1,347 71 11 0 11 400 85 769
U.S. Capitol Police 9 0 0 0 0 8 1 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1,098 60 2 0 2 217 63 754
U.S. Department of the Interior 189 4 9 0 6 152 11 7
U.S. Department of Justice 50 7 0 0 3 22 10 8
U.S. Department of the Treasury 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Total 1,807 89 16 0 21 464 109 1,108
U.S. Capitol Police 19 1 0 0 2 0 3 13
U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1,203 38 0 0 2 185 64 914
U.S. Department of the Interior 493 14 14 0 16 269 24 156
U.S. Department of Justice 83 35 2 0 1 7 14 24
U.S. Department of the Treasury 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 6 1 0 0 0 3 2 0
20102 Total 1,886 86 17 0 16 387 76 1,304
U.S. Capitol Police 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
U.S. Department of Homeland Security2 1,003 36 5 0 4 13 34 911
U.S. Department of the Interior 650 20 11 0 12 321 27 259
U.S. Department of Justice 208 28 1 0 0 52 8 119
U.S. Department of the Treasury 9 1 0 0 0 1 2 5
U.S. Postal Inspection Service 6 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
  • 1Data for 2006 were not collected from the Bureau of Land Management.
  • 2Prior to 2010, data were not collected from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine.