Table 49

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency, 1998–2007
Population group Total 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Number of victim officers 759 81 65 83 76 75 81 82 67 66 83
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 85 6 6 16 10 13 7 12 4 7 4
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 43 3 1 8 5 5 0 4 4 6 7
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 33 3 3 3 3 1 6 3 2 3 6
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 36 1 3 4 4 3 2 5 7 2 5
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 28 2 1 4 0 4 5 2 4 2 4
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 73 8 10 5 7 3 10 9 8 5 8
Metropolitan counties 162 14 13 12 14 15 21 20 15 19 19
Nonmetropolitan counties 89 12 12 10 8 8 14 9 6 4 6
State 142 18 12 18 19 13 12 9 12 15 14
Federal 49 11 3 2 5 8 1 6 2 2 9
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 19 3 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1

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