Table 29

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Region by Type of Weapon, 2008
Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 41 35 25 6 4 0 2 0 0 4 0
Northeast 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midwest 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South 20 17 11 2 4 0 0 0 0 3 0
West 9 6 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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