Table 14

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms
Number Slain with Own Weapon by Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition, 1997-2006

Type of firearm Size of ammunition Total 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Number of victim officers killed with firearms Total 48 5 6 5 1 3 4 10 7 6 1
Handgun Total 47 5 6 5 1 3 4 10 6 6 1
.357 Caliber 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
.357 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.38 Caliber 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.40 Caliber 21 0 1 1 1 3 3 5 1 5 1
.45 Caliber 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0
9 Millimeter 11 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
10 Millimeter 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rifle Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.22 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Shotgun Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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