Table 39

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms While Wearing Body Armor
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 while wearing body armor Total 313 33 27 29 38 34 31 31 30 26 34
Handgun Total 217 19 17 19 29 23 23 22 24 21 20
.22 Caliber 6 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
.22 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
.25 Caliber 6 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
.32 Caliber 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
.357 Caliber 14 3 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0
.357 Magnum 8 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1
.38 Caliber 22 2 3 1 0 2 2 4 5 1 2
.380 Caliber 18 1 0 1 1 3 3 1 2 4 2
.40 Caliber 37 0 1 5 2 6 8 5 3 6 1
.41 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
.45 Caliber 27 3 1 2 4 3 3 4 5 1 1
.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 58 7 7 4 12 4 5 5 4 4 6
10 Millimeter 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
Not reported 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Rifle Total 67 13 7 6 6 8 8 7 3 3 6
.22 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
.223 Caliber 16 6 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 2
.25-06 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
.30 Caliber 5 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
.30-30 Caliber 3 0 0 1 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 29 5 6 1 4 3 3 4 2 0 1
7.62x54R Millimeter 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Shotgun Total 28 1 3 4 3 3 0 2 3 2 7
12 Gauge 25 1 3 3 3 2 0 2 2 2 7
16 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
20 Gauge 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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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