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Table 73

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted

Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon and Percent Distribution,1 2011

Circumstance 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
Disturbance call 18,216 100.0 820 4.5 474 2.6 1,861 10.2 15,061 82.7
Burglary in progress/
pursuing burglary suspect
795 100.0 47 5.9 15 1.9 176 22.1 557 70.1
Robbery in progress/
pursuing robbery suspect
558 100.0 121 21.7 16 2.9 110 19.7 311 55.7
Attempting other arrest 8,045 100.0 206 2.6 103 1.3 913 11.3 6,823 84.8
Civil disorder (mass
disobedience, riot, etc.)
743 100.0 11 1.5 5 0.7 104 14.0 623 83.8
Handling, transporting,
custody of prisoner
6,902 100.0 18 0.3 34 0.5 639 9.3 6,211 90.0
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 5,139 100.0 314 6.1 91 1.8 747 14.5 3,987 77.6
Ambush situation 212 100.0 46 21.7 7 3.3 47 22.2 112 52.8
Handling person with mental illness 1,331 100.0 80 6.0 88 6.6 163 12.2 1,000 75.1
Traffic pursuit/stop 4,828 100.0 198 4.1 48 1.0 1,692 35.0 2,890 59.9
All other 8,005 100.0 347 4.3 116 1.4 1,356 16.9 6,186 77.3
  • 1Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.