Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group/Agency Type of Victim Officer's Agency, 1999–2008
Population group/agency type Total 1999 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Number of victim officers 530 42 51 70 56 52 57 55 48 58 41
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 103 8 8 13 6 9 15 12 8 12 12
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 48 1 4 7 6 4 6 6 4 9 1
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 25 1 1 1 3 3 4 4 2 5 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 24 3 0 1 1 5 2 2 3 2 5
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 34 2 3 6 5 2 5 2 3 3 3
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 60 8 9 7 6 5 7 10 3 5 0
Metropolitan counties 101 5 11 15 11 10 8 6 15 11 9
Nonmetropolitan counties 63 8 10 9 8 9 4 4 3 4 4
State agencies 42 5 3 4 4 5 3 5 4 6 3
Federal agencies 10 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 3
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 20 0 2 6 4 0 3 2 2 1 0

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