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Table 37

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms
Location of Fatal Firearm Wounds and Wearing Body Armor, 1995-2004
Location
Total 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total
545 63 57 68 58 41 47 61 51 45 54
Front head
165 18 13 21 15 17 21 27 14 9 10
Rear head
73 12 12 9 10 6 2 3 8 5 6
Side head
31 0 1 0 3 1 1 4 7 7 7
Neck/throat
38 4 4 4 7 0 5 3 3 5 3
Front upper torso/chest
158 19 19 24 12 12 14 16 12 11 19
Rear upper torso/back
24 3 2 6 1 3 2 3 1 3 0
Front lower torso/stomach
33 4 4 2 4 1 2 5 3 4 4
Rear lower torso/back
10 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
Front below waist
8 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0
Rear below waist
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Arms/hands
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Location not reported
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wearing body armor
313 32 31 27 33 27 29 38 34 31 31
Front head
107 12 11 7 7 10 16 21 12 6 5
Rear head
46 9 7 3 6 5 2 1 5 3 5
Side head
18 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4 5 3
Neck/throat
27 1 4 3 4 0 2 3 3 4 3
Front upper torso/chest
74 7 8 10 6 7 5 9 4 7 11
Rear upper torso/back
11 1 0 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 0
Front lower torso/stomach
13 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 3 4 1
Rear lower torso/back
7 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Front below waist
6 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
Rear below waist
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Arms/hands
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Location not reported
2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0