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Table 58

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 1995-2004
Population group
Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Total
717 94 358 84 6 4 66 91 14
Group I (cities 250,000 and over)
99 25 33 17 2 0 2 17 3
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999)
32 3 16 2 0 0 2 8 1
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999)
26 2 14 4 0 0 3 3 0
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999)
26 1 13 4 0 1 3 3 1
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999)
26 3 9 7 0 0 4 3 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000)
77 9 39 12 1 1 10 4 1
Metropolitan counties
139 14 76 11 0 0 14 20 4
Nonmetropolitan counties
90 7 52 9 0 0 7 13 2
State agencies
140 16 83 13 1 1 15 11 0
Federal agencies
42 6 18 2 2 1 5 7 1
U.S. Territories
20 8 5 3 0 0 1 2 1
1Includes detectives, officers on special assignments, undercover officers, and officers on other types of assignments that are not listed.