Table 12

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Use of Weapon During Incident, 1997-2006

Victim officer Total 1997 1998 1999 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Number of victim officers 562 70 61 42 51 70 56 52 57 55 48
Fired own weapon 124 22 10 8 13 12 12 10 11 15 11
Attempted to use own weapon 86 6 11 8 4 16 10 9 9 6 7
Did not use or attempt to use own weapon 275 37 31 20 28 37 25 21 30 24 22
Use of weapon not reported 77 5 9 6 6 5 9 12 7 10 8

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