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Table 62

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2011

Circumstance Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers Total 53 3 24 13 0 0 5 6 2
Automobile accident Total 30 2 20 4 0 0 1 3 0
Motorcycle accident Total 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Aircraft accident Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Struck by vehicle Total 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0
Traffic stop, roadblock, etc. 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Directing traffic, assisting motorist, etc. 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Accidental shooting Total 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Crossfire, mistaken for subject, firearm mishap 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Training session 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Self-inflicted, cleaning mishap (not apparent or confirmed suicide) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drowning Total 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Fall Total 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Other accidental Total 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1
  • 1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments not listed.