Table 60

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group/Agency Type of Victim Officer's Agency by Type of Assignment, 1999–2008
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 746 82 375 96 2 2 74 101 14
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 89 18 35 17 0 0 3 15 1
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 45 7 20 6 0 1 3 7 1
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 34 2 18 5 0 0 3 4 2
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 37 3 20 6 0 0 3 4 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 29 2 13 4 0 0 7 3 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 73 8 33 12 0 0 12 8 0
Metropolitan counties 162 13 83 22 0 0 14 24 6
Nonmetropolitan counties 82 5 52 6 0 0 9 9 1
State agencies 137 12 83 13 0 0 16 13 0
Federal agencies 39 6 14 3 2 1 4 8 1
Puerto Rico and Other Outlying Areas 19 6 4 2 0 0 0 6 1

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