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Table 21

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops
Activity at Scene of Incident, 1995-2004
Activity
Total 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total
96 9 10 8 10 8 13 8 10 14 6
Contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack
72 8 10 7 9 6 8 5 6 9 4
Activity of victim
                     
Approaching offender(s)
27 5 2 2 3 2 3 3 2 4 1
Returning to police unit
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in police unit
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle
8 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1
Searching offender(s)
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Searching offender's vehicle
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing
12 0 1 4 0 3 2 1 0 1 0
Engaging in foot pursuit
6 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Other
31 2 3 1 7 2 4 3 3 6 0
Activity not reported
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0