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Table 17

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 1995-2004
Population group
Total 2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Total
594 80 177 133 5 5 31 97 66
Group I (cities 250,000 and over)
115 30 12 20 0 1 3 28 21
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999)
48 8 10 17 0 0 0 7 6
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999)
23 1 12 5 0 0 1 2 2
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999)
22 0 9 8 0 0 0 4 1
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999)
33 2 12 9 1 0 4 3 2
Group VI (cities under 10,000)
78 6 30 18 2 0 5 9 8
Metropolitan counties
102 8 33 31 0 0 2 14 14
Nonmetropolitan counties
75 8 34 16 0 0 6 11 0
State agencies
39 4 22 5 0 0 2 6 0
Federal agencies
25 3 2 2 2 2 7 7 0
U.S. Territories
34 10 1 2 0 2 1 6 12

1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments that are not listed.

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