Table 60

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 1998–2007
Population group Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 759 92 386 91 2 4 69 102 13
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 85 19 32 15 0 0 2 15 2
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 43 6 21 4 0 1 3 7 1
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 33 3 17 5 0 0 3 4 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 36 1 20 6 0 1 3 4 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 28 2 12 4 0 0 7 3 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 73 10 32 12 0 0 11 8 0
Metropolitan counties 162 15 91 17 0 0 12 23 4
Nonmetropolitan counties 89 6 55 8 0 0 9 10 1
State 142 15 86 15 0 1 13 12 0
Federal 49 9 16 3 2 1 5 12 1
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 19 6 4 2 0 0 1 4 2

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