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Table 45

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Disposition of Known Assailants, 1993-2002
Disposition
1993-1997 1998-2002 1993-2002
Total
451 332 783
Fugitives
0 3 3
Arrested and charged
350 253 603
Guilty of murder
242 165 407
Received death sentence
65 35 100
Received life imprisonment
116 102 218
Received prison terms (ranging from 8 years to 396 years)
61 28 89
Guilty of lesser offense related to murder
37 26 63
Guilty of crime other than murder
27 14 41
Acquitted/dismissed/nolle prossed
24 14 38
Indeterminate charge and sentence
3 0 3
Committed to psychiatric institution
7 4 11
Case pending/disposition unknown
6 28 34
Died in custody prior to sentencing
4 2 6
Deceased
101 76 177
Justifiably killed
57 47 104
by victim officer
13 11 24
by person(s) other than victim officer
44 36 80
Committed suicide
37 25 62
Murdered while at large
1 0 1
Died under other circumstances
6 4 10
NOTE: The 14 known assailants involved in the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in this table.