Table 20

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops
Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident, 1999–2008
Activity Total 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 101 8 13 8 10 14 6 15 8 11 8
Approaching offender(s) 29 2 3 3 2 4 1 7 3 3 1
Conducting roadblock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1
Engaging in foot pursuit 7 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 1
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0
Exiting patrol unit 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 15 0 4 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 3
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 10 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 7 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Other 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Not reported 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 71 6 8 5 6 9 4 12 5 9 7

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