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Table 31

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Region by Type of Weapon, 1995-2004
Region
Total Total firearms Handgun Rifle Shotgun Knife or other cutting instrument Bomb Blunt instrument Personal weapons Vehicle Other
Total
594 545 396 114 35 7 9 2 3 28 0
Northeast
53 49 39 7 3 2 0 1 0 1 0
Midwest
107 98 74 18 6 3 0 0 0 6 0
South
278 251 176 54 21 1 9 0 1 16 0
West
121 113 77 31 5 1 0 1 2 4 0
U.S. Territories
35 34 30 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
NOTE: The 72 deaths that resulted from the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.