Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency, 1998–2007
Population group Total 1998 1999 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Number of victim officers 549 61 42 51 70 56 52 57 55 48 57
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 105 14 8 8 13 6 9 15 12 8 12
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 50 4 1 4 7 6 4 6 6 4 8
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 26 2 1 1 1 3 3 4 4 2 5
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 23 4 3 0 1 1 5 2 2 3 2
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 36 5 2 3 6 5 2 5 2 3 3
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 70 10 8 9 7 6 5 7 10 3 5
Metropolitan counties 97 5 5 11 15 11 10 8 6 15 11
Nonmetropolitan counties 62 3 8 10 9 8 9 4 4 3 4
State 42 3 5 3 4 4 5 3 5 4 6
Federal 13 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 25 5 0 2 6 4 0 3 2 2 1

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