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Table 57

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 2004
Population group
Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Total
82 10 39 11 0 0 11 9 2
Group I (cities 250,000 and over)
12 3 6 2 0 0 0 1 0
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999)
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999)
3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999)
5 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999)
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000)
9 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 0
Metropolitan counties
20 1 11 2 0 0 2 2 2
Nonmetropolitan counties
9 1 5 1 0 0 1 1 0
State agencies
9 0 4 1 0 0 4 0 0
Federal agencies
6 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0
U.S. Territories
3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments that are not listed.