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Table 34

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops

Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon, 2002–2011

Activity Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers
killed during traffic pursuits/stops
98 70 61 7 2 1 0 0 0 27 0
Approaching offender(s) 33 30 27 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0
Conducting roadblock 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Deploying stop sticks 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 7 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Exiting patrol unit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
In patrol unit 10 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 10 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who
contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack
74 58 49 7 2 0 0 0 0 16 0