Home About Us CJIS UCR LEOKA 2011 Tables Table 22

Table 22

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Region, 2002–2011

Circumstance Total Northeast Midwest South West Puerto Rico
and Other
Outlying Areas
Number of victim officers Total 543 58 100 254 111 20
Disturbance call Total 69 6 17 32 12 2
Disturbance (bar fight, person with firearm, etc.) 33 2 12 12 5 2
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 36 4 5 20 7 0
Arrest situation Total 122 16 21 61 17 7
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 11 1 2 7 1 0
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 44 11 6 16 5 6
Drug-related matter 9 0 0 7 1 1
Attempting other arrest 58 4 13 31 10 0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 11 1 1 7 0 2
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 58 6 12 25 14 1
Ambush situation Total 126 15 23 59 24 5
Entrapment/premeditation 41 6 8 20 5 2
Unprovoked attack 85 9 15 39 19 3
Investigative activity (surveillance, search, interview, etc.) Total 12 1 3 1 4 3
Handling person with mental illness Total 9 0 2 5 2 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 98 9 14 49 26 0
Felony vehicle stop 36 4 6 21 5 0
Traffic violation stop 62 5 8 28 21 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender,
hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.)
Total 38 4 7 15 12 0