Table 26

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops
Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 1999–2008
Activity Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 101 11 53 26 0 0 3 7 1
Approaching offender(s) 29 3 17 4 0 0 1 4 0
Conducting roadblock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Deploying stop sticks 6 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 7 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 15 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 1
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 10 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 7 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 0
Outside patrol unit 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0
Not reported 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 71 9 37 21 0 0 1 2 1

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