Table 35

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms
Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition, 1998–2007
Type of firearm Size of ammunition Total 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Number of victim officers killed
with firearms
Total 508 58 41 47 61 51 45 54 50 46 55
Handgun Total 368 40 25 33 46 38 34 36 42 36 38
.22 Caliber 20 4 1 4 1 2 1 0 2 2 3
.22 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
.25 Caliber 11 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
.32 Caliber 8 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 2
.357 Caliber 19 3 2 1 2 3 2 2 3 1 0
.357 Magnum 11 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 1 3 1
.38 Caliber 41 6 4 4 2 3 3 4 7 3 5
.380 Caliber 31 1 0 3 5 4 5 1 5 5 2
.40 Caliber 57 1 2 5 5 7 10 5 10 10 2
.41 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
.44 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
.45 Caliber 42 5 1 4 6 4 5 6 5 1 5
.50 Caliber 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
7.62x25 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Millimeter 102 14 12 8 17 11 5 10 7 8 10
10 Millimeter 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
Not reported 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
Rifle Total 101 17 11 10 11 10 10 13 3 8 8
.22 Caliber 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
.223 Caliber 18 8 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 2
.25-06 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
.270 Caliber 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.30 Caliber 8 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
.30-30 Caliber 5 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
.300 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
.308 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
.44 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7 Millimeter 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 45 6 9 1 6 3 3 9 2 4 2
7.62x54R Millimeter 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
Shotgun Total 38 1 5 4 4 3 1 5 5 2 8
12 Gauge 34 1 5 3 4 2 1 5 4 2 7
16 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
20 Gauge 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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