Table 68

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group of Victim Officer's Agency and Percent Cleared,1 2007
Circumstance Total Percent cleared Group I Group II Group III Group IV Group V Group VI Metropolitan
counties
Nonmetropolitan
counties
Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared Total Percent cleared
Number of victim officers 59,201 89.7 14,894 88.1 7,452 89.7 6,847 92.0 4,668 88.3 4,340 89.4 4,375 90.3 14,548 90.9 2,077 88.4
Disturbance call 18,789 90.9 4,923 88.2 2,681 92.7 2,285 94.2 1,624 87.6 1,511 90.0 1,400 90.1 3,754 93.2 611 90.2
Burglary in progress/pursuing burglary suspect 905 85.1 257 80.9 97 84.5 110 85.5 85 92.9 83 74.7 37 86.5 217 90.3 19 89.5
Robbery in progress/pursuing robbery suspect 515 85.0 197 78.2 68 83.8 59 86.4 32 96.9 19 94.7 11 81.8 127 91.3 2 100.0
Attempting other arrest 8,935 91.3 2,169 89.9 1,196 87.7 1,184 92.8 852 92.0 771 91.7 784 93.2 1,696 93.8 283 88.7
Civil disorder (mass disobedience, riot, etc.) 759 84.6 195 77.4 92 95.7 138 92.0 71 93.0 66 92.4 46 78.3 128 74.2 23 78.3
Handling, transporting, custody of prisoner 7,347 90.2 1,397 92.4 672 93.8 707 90.8 469 86.6 492 91.9 545 90.1 2,689 88.7 376 87.8
Investigating suspicious person/circumstance 5,333 89.8 1,676 87.9 722 90.3 688 93.2 468 89.1 377 89.1 398 88.2 891 91.9 113 86.7
Ambush situation 198 81.3 69 76.8 21 61.9 25 76.0 12 75.0 6 66.7 13 100.0 41 100.0 11 81.8
Handling person with mental illness 1,114 81.8 246 76.4 97 87.6 132 80.3 99 81.8 72 91.7 134 82.8 294 83.3 40 72.5
Traffic pursuit/stop 6,424 88.7 1,651 88.4 780 87.2 708 89.1 446 86.5 411 88.8 508 90.6 1,617 89.7 303 88.1
All other 8,882 88.4 2,114 87.7 1,026 84.4 811 90.9 510 85.9 532 84.6 499 91.2 3,094 89.9 296 90.2

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