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Table 33

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon, 2002–2011

Circumstance Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers Total 543 500 366 95 38 1 3 2 1 2 35 0
Disturbance call Total 69 66 44 15 7 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
Disturbance (bar fight,
person with firearm, etc.)
33 33 20 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Domestic disturbance (family quarrel, etc.) 36 33 24 6 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
Arrest situation Total 122 117 105 5 6 1 1 0 0 1 3 0
Burglary in progress/
pursuing burglary suspect
11 10 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Robbery in progress/
pursuing robbery suspect
44 43 40 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Drug-related matter 9 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempting other arrest 58 55 48 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner Total 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance Total 58 57 50 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Ambush situation Total 126 124 62 49 13 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Entrapment/premeditation 41 41 16 18 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unprovoked attack 85 83 46 31 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Investigative activity (surveillance, search,
interview, etc.)
Total 12 10 8 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Handling person with mental illness Total 9 8 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic pursuit/stop Total 98 70 61 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 27 0
Felony vehicle stop 36 16 11 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
Traffic violation stop 62 54 50 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Tactical situation (barricaded offender,
hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.)
Total 38 37 17 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0