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Table 32

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon, 2004
Circumstance
Total Total firearms Handgun Rifle Shotgun Knife or other cutting instrument Bomb Blunt instrument Personal weapons Vehicle Other
Total
57 54 36 13 5 1 0 0 0 2 0
Disturbance calls
10 10 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bar fights, person with firearm, etc.
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Family quarrels
9 9 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arrest situations
17 17 11 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burglaries in progress/pursuing burglary suspects
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robberies in progress/pursuing robbery suspects
7 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drug-related matters
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Attempting other arrests
8 8 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil disorders (mass disobedience, riot, etc.)
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoners
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigating suspicious persons/circumstances
6 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ambush situations
12 12 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Entrapment/premeditation
6 6 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unprovoked attacks
6 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investigative activities (surveillance, searches, interviews, etc.)
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Handling mentally deranged persons
2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic pursuits/stops
6 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Felony vehicle stops
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Traffic violation stops
6 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Tactical situations (barricaded offender, hostage taking, high-risk entry, etc.)
3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0