Table 59

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group/Agency Type of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 2008
Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 68 6 28 12 0 0 10 9 3
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 10 1 4 2 0 0 1 2 0
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 8 0 5 0 0 0 2 1 0
Metropolitan counties 14 0 2 5 0 0 3 2 2
Nonmetropolitan counties 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
State agencies 13 1 7 0 0 0 3 2 0
Federal agencies 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

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