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Table 24

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2004
Circumstance
Total 2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Total
57 10 11 18 0 0 4 7 7
Disturbance calls
10 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 0
Bar fights, person with firearm, etc.
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Family quarrels
9 2 2 3 0 0 0 2 0
Arrest situations
17 2 2 5 0 0 0 3 5
Burglaries in progress/pursuing burglary suspects
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robberies in progress/pursuing robbery suspects
7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
Drug-related matters
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempting other arrests
8 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 1
Civil disorders (mass disobedience, riot, etc.)
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoners
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Investigating suspicious persons/circumstances
6 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1
Ambush situations
12 2 2 5 0 0 2 0 1
Entrapment/premeditation
6 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1
Unprovoked attacks
6 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
Investigative activities (surveillance, searches, interviews, etc.)
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling mentally deranged persons
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Traffic pursuits/stops
6 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Felony vehicle stops
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic violation stops
6 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tactical situations (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.)
3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments that are not listed.