Table 33

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms
Number Slain 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 521 68 58 41 47 61 51 45 54 50 46
Handgun Total 380 50 40 25 33 46 38 34 36 42 36
.22 Caliber 19 2 4 1 4 1 2 1 0 2 2
.25 Caliber 9 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
.32 Caliber 10 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0
.357 Caliber 21 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 2 3 1
.357 Magnum 11 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 1 3
.38 Caliber 47 11 6 4 4 2 3 3 4 7 3
.380 Caliber 32 3 1 0 3 5 4 5 1 5 5
.40 Caliber 59 4 1 2 5 5 7 10 5 10 10
.41 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
.44 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 6 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1
.45 Caliber 41 4 5 1 4 6 4 5 6 5 1
.50 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7.62x25 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
9 Millimeter 106 14 14 12 8 17 11 5 10 7 8
10 Millimeter 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Not reported 9 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
Rifle Total 105 12 17 11 10 11 10 10 13 3 8
.22 Caliber 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
.223 Caliber 19 3 8 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 0
.25-06 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
.270 Caliber 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.30 Caliber 11 3 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
.30-30 Caliber 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0
.300 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
.44 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 Millimeter 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 48 5 6 9 1 6 3 3 9 2 4
7.62x54R Millimeter 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
Shotgun Total 36 6 1 5 4 4 3 1 5 5 2
12 Gauge 31 4 1 5 3 4 2 1 5 4 2
16 Gauge 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
20 Gauge 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

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