Table 65

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Geographic Region and Division, 2007
Area Total1 Rate per
100 officers
Assaults
with injury
Rate per
100 officers
Number of
reporting
agencies
Population
covered
Number of
officers
employed
Number of victim officers 59,201 11.4 15,479 3.0 10,856 231,763,568 517,875
NORTHEAST 7,847 9.3 2,435 2.9 2,115 34,490,852 84,565
New England 1,667 9.5 557 3.2 444 7,528,035 17,584
Middle Atlantic 6,180 9.2 1,878 2.8 1,671 26,962,817 66,981
MIDWEST 8,087 10.2 2,067 2.6 2,770 39,934,067 79,332
East North Central 3,879 8.7 1,108 2.5 1,193 22,502,723 44,432
West North Central 4,208 12.1 959 2.7 1,577 17,431,344 34,900
SOUTH 28,685 13.1 6,912 3.2 4,360 95,230,089 219,211
South Atlantic 17,943 14.8 3,835 3.2 1,870 49,862,401 120,873
East South Central 2,993 9.6 933 3.0 902 13,162,663 31,184
West South Central 7,749 11.5 2,144 3.2 1,588 32,205,025 67,154
WEST 14,582 10.8 4,065 3.0 1,611 62,108,560 134,767
Mountain 5,457 13.1 1,387 3.3 753 20,139,681 41,787
Pacific 9,125 9.8 2,678 2.9 858 41,968,879 92,980

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