Table 29

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Geographic Region by Type of Weapon, 2007
Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Type of
firearm not
reported
Knife or other
cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 57 55 38 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Northeast 7 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Midwest 9 9 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South 31 31 19 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
West 9 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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