Table 39

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms
Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition Penetrating Body Armor, 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 21 3 3 3 0 1 1 4 4 1 1
Handgun Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Rifle Total 20 3 3 3 0 1 1 4 4 0 1
.223 Caliber 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
.30 Caliber 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
.30-30 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
.300 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 9 12 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
Shotgun Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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