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Table 27

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
During Traffic Pursuits/Stops
Activity at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 1995-2004
Activity
Total 2-Officer vehicle 1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Total
96 13 56 21 0 0 2 3 1
Contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack
72 10 42 16 0 0 2 1 1
Activity of victim
                 
Approaching offender(s)
27 5 15 5 0 0 0 2 0
Returning to police unit
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in police unit
3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle
8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s)
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing
12 1 5 5 0 0 1 0 0
Engaging in foot pursuit
6 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit
3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Other
31 4 15 9 0 0 1 1 1
Activity not reported
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments that are not listed.