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Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency, 1995-2004
Population group
Total 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004
Total
594 74 61 70 61 42 51 70 56 52 57
Group I (cities 250,000 and over)
115 12 16 14 14 8 8 13 6 9 15
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999)
48 4 4 8 4 1 4 7 6 4 6
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999)
23 6 2 0 2 1 1 1 3 3 4
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999)
22 1 3 2 4 3 0 1 1 5 2
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999)
33 2 2 1 5 2 3 6 5 2 5
Group VI (cities under 10,000)
78 8 7 11 10 8 9 7 6 5 7
Metropolitan counties
102 14 8 15 5 5 11 15 11 10 8
Nonmetropolitan counties
75 11 8 5 3 8 10 9 8 9 4
State agencies
39 3 2 7 3 5 3 4 4 5 3
Federal agencies
25 10 3 2 6 1 0 1 2 0 0
U.S. Territories
34 3 6 5 5 0 2 6 4 0 3

1The 72 deaths that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.