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Expanded Homicide Data Table 14

Justifiable Homicide

by Weapon, Law Enforcement,1 2007–2011

Year Total Total
firearms
Handguns Rifles Shotguns Firearms,
type not
stated
Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
dangerous
weapons
Personal
weapons
2007 398 395 351 19 8 17 1 1 1
2008 378 373 305 30 13 25 1 2 2
2009 414 411 326 29 6 50 0 3 0
2010 397 396 323 29 6 38 0 1 0
2011 393 390 299 33 10 48 2 0 1
  • 1 The killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty.