Table 39

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms While Wearing Body Armor
Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition, 1999–2008
Type of firearm Size of ammunition Total 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Number of victim officers killed
with firearms while wearing body armor
Total 309 27 29 38 34 31 31 30 26 34 29
Handgun Total 219 17 19 29 23 23 22 24 21 20 21
.22 Caliber 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
.22 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
.25 Caliber 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
.32 Caliber 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
.357 Caliber 11 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 0
.357 Magnum 8 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 0
.38 Caliber 26 3 1 0 2 2 4 5 1 2 6
.380 Caliber 20 0 1 1 3 3 1 2 4 2 3
.40 Caliber 43 1 5 2 6 8 5 3 6 1 6
.41 Magnum 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.44 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
.44 Magnum 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.45 Caliber 24 1 2 4 3 3 4 5 1 1 0
.50 Caliber 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
7.62x25 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Millimeter 54 7 4 12 4 5 5 4 4 6 3
10 Millimeter 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Not reported 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Rifle Total 58 7 6 6 8 8 7 3 3 6 4
.22 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.223 Caliber 12 1 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 2
.25-06 Caliber 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.30 Caliber 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
.30-30 Caliber 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
.300 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
.308 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
.44 Caliber 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
5.45x39 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
7 Millimeter 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7.62x39 Millimeter 24 6 1 4 3 3 4 2 0 1 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Shotgun Total 31 3 4 3 3 0 2 3 2 7 4
12 Gauge 27 3 3 3 2 0 2 2 2 7 3
16 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
20 Gauge 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Not reported 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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