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Table 14

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Weapon Stolen1 by Assailant, 1995-2004
Total
Total 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 20012 2002 2003 2004
594 74 61 70 61 42 51 70 56 52 57
Weapon stolen
93 15 10 11 11 6 5 8 8 11 8
Slain with own weapon
36 6 4 3 2 4 1 2 3 7 4
Slain with other weapon
56 8 6 8 9 2 4 6 5 4 4
Not reported
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weapon not stolen
496 58 49 59 50 36 45 62 48 41 48
Slain with own weapon
18 1 1 2 4 1 0 1 1 4 3
Slain with other weapon
478 57 48 57 46 35 45 61 47 37 45
Not reported
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weapon stolen information not reported
5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Slain with own weapon
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slain with other weapon
2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Not reported
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1The term "stolen" indicates the weapon was taken from the scene of incident.

2The 72 deaths that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.

NOTE: Weapon is inclusive of all weapon types that may be issued to a law enforcement officer.