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Table 47

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency, 1995-2004
Population group
Total 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total
717 59 52 63 81 65 83 76 75 81 82
Group I (cities 250,000 and over)
99 15 6 8 6 6 16 10 13 7 12
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999)
32 2 3 1 3 1 8 5 5 0 4
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999)
26 2 0 2 3 3 3 3 1 6 3
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999)
26 3 1 0 1 3 4 4 3 2 5
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999)
26 3 0 5 2 1 4 0 4 5 2
Group VI (cities under 10,000)
77 5 8 12 8 10 5 7 3 10 9
Metropolitan counties
139 8 9 13 14 13 12 14 15 21 20
Nonmetropolitan counties
90 7 4 6 12 12 10 8 8 14 9
State agencies
140 12 15 12 18 12 18 19 13 12 9
Federal agencies
42 2 2 2 11 3 2 5 8 1 6
U.S. Territories
20 0 4 2 3 1 1 1 2 3 3