Table 49

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group/Agency Type of Victim Officer's Agency, 1999–2008
Population group/agency type 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
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 89 6 16 10 13 7 12 4 7 4 10
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 45 1 8 5 5 0 4 4 6 7 5
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 34 3 3 3 1 6 3 2 3 6 4
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 37 3 4 4 3 2 5 7 2 5 2
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 29 1 4 0 4 5 2 4 2 4 3
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 73 10 5 7 3 10 9 8 5 8 8
Metropolitan counties 162 13 12 14 15 21 20 15 19 19 14
Nonmetropolitan counties 82 12 10 8 8 14 9 6 4 6 5
State agencies 137 12 18 19 13 12 9 12 15 14 13
Federal agencies 39 3 2 5 8 1 6 2 2 9 1
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 19 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1 3

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