Table 6

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Age Group of Victim Officer, 1997-2006

Age group 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
Under 25 29 1 7 1 5 6 1 2 3 2 1
25 - 30 128 20 18 10 12 17 11 13 9 9 9
31 - 35 126 17 10 14 10 13 16 9 12 15 10
36 - 40 103 8 7 9 9 15 12 8 9 9 17
41 - 45 68 11 11 2 4 3 6 10 6 12 3
46 - 50 53 9 3 3 6 5 6 5 6 7 3
51 - 55 31 1 3 1 3 7 3 2 6 1 4
56 - 60 11 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 0
Over 60 11 0 1 2 2 2 0 2 1 0 1
Not reported 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Average age 37 37 35 36 37 37 37 38 39 37 38

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