Table 15

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group/Agency Type of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 2008
Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 41 1 18 8 0 0 2 9 3
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 12 1 5 1 0 0 1 4 0
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 5 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Metropolitan counties 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 3
Nonmetropolitan counties 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
State agencies 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Federal agencies 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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