Table 67

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Time of Incident by Number of Assaults and Percent Distribution,1 1998–2007
Time Total Percent distribution 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution
Number of victim officers 586,740 100.0 60,673 100.0 55,971 100.0 58,398 100.0 57,463 100.0 59,526 100.0 58,600 100.0 59,692 100.0 57,820 100.0 59,396 100.0 59,201 100.0
Total A.M. hours 236,261 40.3 23,965 39.5 21,883 39.1 23,580 40.4 23,642 41.1 24,153 40.6 24,018 41.0 24,355 40.8 23,070 39.9 23,964 40.3 23,631 39.9
12:01 a.m.–2 a.m. 88,116 15.0 8,986 14.8 8,426 15.1 8,960 15.3 8,924 15.5 8,815 14.8 8,924 15.2 8,932 15.0 8,325 14.4 8,823 14.9 9,001 15.2
2:01 a.m.–4 a.m. 56,433 9.6 5,858 9.7 5,371 9.6 5,708 9.8 5,771 10.0 5,753 9.7 5,604 9.6 5,781 9.7 5,438 9.4 5,505 9.3 5,644 9.5
4:01 a.m.–6 a.m. 21,836 3.7 2,240 3.7 2,020 3.6 2,254 3.9 2,224 3.9 2,314 3.9 2,288 3.9 2,183 3.7 2,048 3.5 2,169 3.7 2,096 3.5
6:01 a.m.–8 a.m. 15,103 2.6 1,505 2.5 1,331 2.4 1,427 2.4 1,514 2.6 1,608 2.7 1,569 2.7 1,626 2.7 1,549 2.7 1,548 2.6 1,426 2.4
8:01 a.m.–10 a.m. 24,102 4.1 2,355 3.9 2,060 3.7 2,311 4.0 2,304 4.0 2,496 4.2 2,434 4.2 2,589 4.3 2,518 4.4 2,621 4.4 2,414 4.1
10:01 a.m.–Noon 30,671 5.2 3,021 5.0 2,675 4.8 2,920 5.0 2,905 5.1 3,167 5.3 3,199 5.5 3,244 5.4 3,192 5.5 3,298 5.6 3,050 5.2
Total P.M. hours 350,479 59.7 36,708 60.5 34,088 60.9 34,818 59.6 33,821 58.9 35,373 59.4 34,582 59.0 35,337 59.2 34,750 60.1 35,432 59.7 35,570 60.1
12:01 p.m.–2 p.m. 34,675 5.9 3,246 5.3 3,006 5.4 3,641 6.2 3,349 5.8 3,586 6.0 3,567 6.1 3,627 6.1 3,532 6.1 3,599 6.1 3,522 5.9
2:01 p.m.–4 p.m. 42,770 7.3 4,225 7.0 4,053 7.2 3,929 6.7 4,168 7.3 4,389 7.4 4,368 7.5 4,500 7.5 4,268 7.4 4,508 7.6 4,362 7.4
4:01 p.m.–6 p.m. 52,899 9.0 5,505 9.1 5,152 9.2 5,298 9.1 5,039 8.8 5,332 9.0 5,197 8.9 5,305 8.9 5,366 9.3 5,307 8.9 5,398 9.1
6:01 p.m.–8 p.m. 62,239 10.6 6,553 10.8 6,012 10.7 6,198 10.6 6,087 10.6 6,278 10.5 6,408 10.9 6,067 10.2 6,160 10.7 6,309 10.6 6,167 10.4
8:01 p.m.–10 p.m. 75,963 12.9 8,125 13.4 7,697 13.8 7,675 13.1 7,577 13.2 7,609 12.8 7,397 12.6 7,570 12.7 7,276 12.6 7,487 12.6 7,550 12.8
10:01 p.m.–Midnight 81,933 14.0 9,054 14.9 8,168 14.6 8,077 13.8 7,601 13.2 8,179 13.7 7,645 13.0 8,268 13.9 8,148 14.1 8,222 13.8 8,571 14.5

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