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Table 72

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Population Group by Type of Weapon and Percent Distribution, 2011

Population group/agency type Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Other
dangerous
weapon
Personal
weapons
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Total Percent
distribu-
tion
Number of victim officers 54,774 100.0 2,208 4.0 997 1.8 7,808 14.3 43,761 79.9
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 13,536 100.0 808 6.0 311 2.3 2,185 16.1 10,232 75.6
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 7,755 100.0 273 3.5 107 1.4 1,020 13.2 6,355 81.9
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 5,906 100.0 158 2.7 107 1.8 751 12.7 4,890 82.8
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 4,557 100.0 156 3.4 50 1.1 533 11.7 3,818 83.8
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3,802 100.0 91 2.4 73 1.9 429 11.3 3,209 84.4
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 3,810 100.0 97 2.5 98 2.6 460 12.1 3,155 82.8
Metropolitan counties 13,004 100.0 496 3.8 192 1.5 2,001 15.4 10,315 79.3
Nonmetropolitan counties 2,404 100.0 129 5.4 59 2.5 429 17.8 1,787 74.3