Table 44

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Criminal History of Known Assailant, 1997-2006

Criminal history Total 1997 1998 1999 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Number of known assailants 633 70 82 49 66 74 63 58 59 57 55
Prior criminal arrest 508 56 67 39 50 54 52 47 47 54 42
Convicted on prior criminal charge 377 46 39 30 31 42 38 42 37 42 30
Received juvenile conviction on prior criminal charge 91 4 12 8 3 9 8 16 15 8 8
Received parole/probation on prior criminal charge 290 30 29 23 25 31 34 29 32 35 22
Prior arrest for Crime of violence 263 31 32 20 27 24 22 28 28 26 25
Murder 26 2 6 0 4 3 2 3 2 1 3
Drug law violation 253 28 32 18 13 26 31 26 26 27 26
Assaulting an officer/resisting arrest 123 15 9 14 6 16 7 19 14 12 11
Weapons violation 226 30 27 18 22 23 21 17 23 21 24

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