Table 12

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Victim Officer's Use of Weapon During Incident, 1999–2008
Victim officer 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
Fired own weapon 114 8 13 12 12 10 11 15 11 11 11
Attempted to use own weapon 90 8 4 16 10 9 9 6 7 17 4
Did not use or attempt to use own weapon 246 20 28 37 25 21 30 24 22 25 14
Use of weapon not reported 80 6 6 5 9 12 7 10 8 5 12

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