Table 53

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Age Group of Victim Officer, 1999–2008
Age group 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
Under 25 45 5 6 3 5 7 2 4 1 10 2
25–30 161 14 19 19 13 14 19 14 21 11 17
31–35 158 8 15 17 18 19 15 20 15 20 11
36–40 128 16 11 10 11 15 13 13 10 15 14
41–45 92 11 6 7 10 11 14 5 9 9 10
46–50 67 6 12 7 8 4 8 4 2 10 6
51–55 46 3 9 9 3 5 5 2 4 2 4
56–60 32 1 4 1 5 3 4 4 2 5 3
Over 60 15 0 1 3 1 3 2 1 2 1 1
Not reported 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average age 38 36 38 38 38 37 39 37 36 37 38

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