Table 48

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Region, Geographic Division, and State, 1999–2008
Area Total 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Number of victim officers 746 65 83 76 75 81 82 67 66 83 68
NORTHEAST 78 6 13 5 5 10 10 7 5 6 11
New England 19 2 6 2 0 3 0 2 1 2 1
Connecticut 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
Maine 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 10 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 59 4 7 3 5 7 10 5 4 4 10
New Jersey 17 2 1 1 1 3 1 3 1 2 2
New York 23 1 4 0 3 2 5 1 2 2 3
Pennsylvania 19 1 2 2 1 2 4 1 1 0 5
MIDWEST 122 11 19 12 10 12 15 13 14 11 5
East North Central 82 5 14 7 4 7 12 9 14 5 5
Illinois 23 0 3 0 2 3 5 3 6 1 0
Indiana 20 3 2 3 1 0 2 3 2 2 2
Michigan 17 2 4 1 0 2 3 3 2 0 0
Ohio 15 0 2 3 1 1 1 0 3 2 2
Wisconsin 7 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
West North Central 40 6 5 5 6 5 3 4 0 6 0
Iowa 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Kansas 5 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Minnesota 7 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0
Missouri 22 2 0 5 4 2 2 4 0 3 0
Nebraska 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SOUTH 360 36 35 39 39 38 39 30 26 46 32
South Atlantic 164 18 16 16 21 18 16 12 11 22 14
Delaware 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Florida 47 7 2 7 2 4 8 3 2 8 4
Georgia 28 2 4 0 2 5 3 3 3 3 3
Maryland 17 0 5 0 3 2 2 0 0 2 3
North Carolina 30 3 2 6 6 4 2 1 0 4 2
South Carolina 18 3 2 0 5 2 0 3 1 1 1
Virginia 16 2 0 1 2 1 0 2 5 2 1
West Virginia 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
East South Central 68 8 9 8 6 8 9 4 6 6 4
Alabama 18 2 0 1 2 1 4 2 1 3 2
Kentucky 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0
Mississippi 13 1 2 2 1 2 1 0 1 2 1
Tennessee 31 5 6 5 2 4 4 2 2 0 1
West South Central 128 10 10 15 12 12 14 14 9 18 14
Arkansas 10 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 2
Louisiana 25 6 4 1 1 4 1 2 2 4 0
Oklahoma 12 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 3
Texas 81 3 3 12 9 6 13 7 5 14 9
WEST 167 11 15 19 19 18 15 14 20 19 17
Mountain 63 3 5 9 9 4 5 3 9 10 6
Arizona 22 2 2 1 3 1 3 2 4 2 2
Colorado 9 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 0
Idaho 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Montana 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1
Nevada 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1
New Mexico 12 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 4 1
Utah 7 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
Wyoming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Pacific 104 8 10 10 10 14 10 11 11 9 11
Alaska 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
California 78 4 9 5 6 10 7 10 9 7 11
Hawaii 6 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0
Oregon 8 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
Washington 10 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS 19 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1 3
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 17 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 0 2
U.S. Virgin Islands 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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