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Table 63

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Region and Geographic Division, 2004
Area
Total1 Rate per 100 officers Assaults with injury Rate per 100 officers Number of reporting agencies Population covered Number of officers employed
Total
59,373 11.9 16,563 3.3 10,459 225,597,839 499,396
NORTHEAST
7,821 9.6 2,550 3.1 1,884 33,459,255 81,316
New England
1,526 8.7 418 2.4 442 7,969,776 17,491
Middle Atlantic
6,295 9.9 2,132 3.3 1,442 25,489,479 63,825
MIDWEST
8,346 10.5 2,416 3.0 2,804 41,111,906 79,533
East North Central
4,052 8.6 1,431 3.1 1,269 24,085,816 46,853
West North Central
4,294 13.1 985 3.0 1,535 17,026,090 32,680
SOUTH
29,244 13.8 7,670 3.6 4,192 90,761,001 211,397
South Atlantic
17,824 15.9 4,112 3.7 1,695 45,882,155 111,929
East South Central
3,633 10.8 1,252 3.7 1,063 14,654,727 33,680
West South Central
7,787 11.8 2,306 3.5 1,434 30,224,119 65,788
WEST
13,962 11.0 3,927 3.1 1,579 60,265,677 127,150
Mountain
4,668 12.6 1,092 2.9 723 18,235,236 37,033
Pacific
9,294 10.3 2,835 3.1 856 42,030,441 90,117
1Regional and divisional totals do not include data for Illinois, Vermont, and West Virginia, which were not available for inclusion in this tabulation.