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Table 64

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency, 2004
Population group
Total Rate per 100 officers Assaults with injury Rate per 100 officers
Total
59,373 11.9 16,563 3.3
Group I (cities 250,000 and over)
15,617 17.1 4,279 4.7
Group II (cities 100,000 - 249,999)
6,505 15.5 1,866 4.5
Group III (cities 50,000 - 99,999)
6,159 14.6 1,808 4.3
Group IV (cities 25,000 - 49,999)
4,865 12.5 1,301 3.3
Group V (cities 10,000 - 24,999)
4,471 10.5 1,252 2.9
Group VI (cities under 10,000)
4,783 7.9 1,447 2.4
Metropolitan counties
14,317 10.3 3,883 2.8
Nonmetropolitan counties
2,656 6.2 727 1.7