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Table 22

Aggravated Assault

by State, Types of Weapons, 2011

State Total
aggravated
assaults1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Personal
weapons
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 10,046 1,607 1,545 4,606 2,288 300 3,967,912
Alaska 3,322 575 600 867 1,280 33 714,559
Arizona 15,247 3,603 2,619 4,553 4,472 106 6,281,875
Arkansas 9,398 2,518 1,498 1,967 3,415 212 2,504,030
California 91,035 17,055 14,818 30,474 28,688 733 37,571,959
Colorado 10,277 2,217 2,254 3,165 2,641 194 4,848,878
Connecticut 5,106 697 1,091 1,891 1,427 102 3,474,899
Delaware 3,207 738 752 1,347 370 55 907,135
District of Columbia 3,055 542 967 1,008 538 2 617,996
Florida 66,299 13,153 11,635 24,590 16,921 678 19,052,717
Georgia 20,935 5,517 3,797 6,046 5,575 483 9,408,130
Idaho 2,204 350 402 770 682 104 1,493,662
Illinois2 1,407 677 206 271 253 1 153,331
Indiana 11,666 1,662 1,503 3,267 5,234 298 5,557,234
Iowa 5,702 589 990 1,286 2,837 184 2,682,969
Kansas 7,039 2,016 1,570 2,075 1,378 256 2,622,476
Kentucky 5,031 1,067 876 1,905 1,183 362 4,244,419
Louisiana 15,386 3,938 2,553 4,696 4,199 151 3,957,239
Maine 848 60 177 281 330 168 1,328,188
Maryland 16,780 2,382 4,424 6,392 3,582 155 5,784,364
Massachusetts 18,587 2,003 4,494 9,104 2,986 315 6,034,456
Michigan 26,541 7,679 5,477 9,380 4,005 516 8,886,852
Minnesota 6,375 1,177 1,158 1,656 2,384 311 5,226,982
Mississippi 3,048 956 415 738 939 108 1,849,412
Missouri 18,526 5,290 2,492 4,896 5,848 602 5,950,416
Montana 1,915 269 258 596 792 101 926,672
Nebraska 2,814 568 485 892 869 215 1,678,460
Nevada 8,634 1,301 1,671 4,020 1,642 42 2,440,815
New Hampshire 1,435 171 409 330 525 140 1,129,726
New Jersey 13,442 2,360 2,983 4,035 4,064 573 8,759,125
New Mexico 8,813 1,755 1,632 2,582 2,844 101 2,011,134
New York 15,345 2,168 4,908 4,226 4,043 532 10,807,465
North Carolina 19,578 5,843 3,956 5,244 4,535 369 8,664,157
North Dakota 1,261 31 132 247 851 82 646,511
Ohio 13,679 3,688 2,464 4,702 2,825 464 9,714,166
Oklahoma 12,086 2,089 1,941 4,270 3,786 331 3,597,339
Oregon 5,842 671 1,120 1,926 2,125 161 3,823,231
Pennsylvania 23,575 4,675 3,696 5,690 9,514 1,196 11,853,574
Rhode Island 869 156 263 327 123 48 873,472
South Carolina 17,260 5,272 3,214 4,837 3,937 249 4,122,555
South Dakota 1,282 151 467 306 358 122 732,933
Tennessee 27,818 8,555 5,696 10,600 2,967 448 6,218,332
Texas 63,330 13,998 14,296 21,559 13,477 1,024 24,016,516
Utah 3,367 573 876 1,145 773 122 2,687,404
Vermont 502 67 100 92 243 65 531,937
Virginia 8,605 1,722 2,015 2,865 2,003 323 8,066,841
Washington 11,496 1,798 2,043 3,553 4,102 248 6,322,393
West Virginia 3,577 780 500 1,001 1,296 247 1,498,772
Wisconsin 7,613 1,495 751 1,523 3,844 366 5,456,018
Wyoming 964 112 191 261 400 62 548,033
  • 1 The number of aggravated assaults from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2011 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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