Table 64

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
State and Agency by Circumstance at Scene of Incident, 2008
State Agency Total Automobile
accident
Motorcycle
accident
Aircraft
accident
Struck by
vehicle
Accidental
shooting
Drowning Fall Other
Number of victim officers Total 68 39 6 2 13 2 1 0 5
ALABAMA Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Millbrook 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pell City 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ARIZONA Total 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Department of Public Safety, Flagstaff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Phoenix 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ARKANSAS Total 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Game and Fish Commission, Little Rock 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
State Police, Fort Smith 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CALIFORNIA Total 11 5 1 0 3 0 0 0 2
Highway Patrol, Santa Fe Springs 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Kern County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Los Angeles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Los Angeles County 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Orange 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Richmond 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sacramento County 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Union Pacific Railroad Police, Mira Loma 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Border Patrol, Brown Field 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CONNECTICUT Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Haven 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FLORIDA Total 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bushnell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hollywood 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacksonville 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Monroe County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GEORGIA Total 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Decatur County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gordon County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oconee County 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
INDIANA Total 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Monroe County 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
State Police, Peru 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MARYLAND Total 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Frederick 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
State Police, Pikesville 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Transportation Authority Police, Baltimore 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
MISSISSIPPI Total 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gulfport 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
MONTANA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Kalispell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEVADA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Reno 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEW JERSEY Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Belleville 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Amboy 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEW MEXICO Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
State Police, Alamogordo 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEW YORK Total 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Mount Vernon 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Port Dickinson 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
State Police, Ray Brook 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
NORTH CAROLINA Total 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Raleigh 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Onslow County 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
OHIO Total 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Franklin County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pickaway County 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
OKLAHOMA Total 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kiefer 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latimer County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma City 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
PENNSYLVANIA Total 5 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Latimore Township 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern York County Regional Police 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Philadelphia 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Strabane Township 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
SOUTH CAROLINA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Blythewood 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TENNESSEE Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sumner County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEXAS Total 9 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Amarillo 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carthage 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Corpus Christi 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dallas 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harris County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harris County Constable 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Houston 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
San Antonio 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Trinity County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UTAH Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Salt Lake 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
VIRGINIA Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Fairfax County Police 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
WISCONSIN Total 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Chippewa County 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS Total 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Puerto Rico, Guayama 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico, Hato Rey 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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