Table 67

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Time of Incident by Number of Assaults and Percent Distribution, 1999–2008
Time Total Percent distribution 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution Total Percent distribution
Number of victim officers 586,915 100.0 55,971 100.0 58,398 100.0 57,463 100.0 59,526 100.0 58,600 100.0 59,692 100.0 57,820 100.0 59,396 100.0 61,257 100.0 58,792 100.0
Total A.M. hours 236,780 40.3 21,883 39.1 23,580 40.4 23,642 41.1 24,153 40.6 24,018 41.0 24,355 40.8 23,070 39.9 23,964 40.3 24,488 40.0 23,627 40.2
12:01 a.m.–2 a.m. 88,580 15.1 8,426 15.1 8,960 15.3 8,924 15.5 8,815 14.8 8,924 15.2 8,932 15.0 8,325 14.4 8,823 14.9 9,318 15.2 9,133 15.5
2:01 a.m.–4 a.m. 56,469 9.6 5,371 9.6 5,708 9.8 5,771 10.0 5,753 9.7 5,604 9.6 5,781 9.7 5,438 9.4 5,505 9.3 5,862 9.6 5,676 9.7
4:01 a.m.–6 a.m. 21,704 3.7 2,020 3.6 2,254 3.9 2,224 3.9 2,314 3.9 2,288 3.9 2,183 3.7 2,048 3.5 2,169 3.7 2,157 3.5 2,047 3.5
6:01 a.m.–8 a.m. 15,084 2.6 1,331 2.4 1,427 2.4 1,514 2.6 1,608 2.7 1,569 2.7 1,626 2.7 1,549 2.7 1,548 2.6 1,476 2.4 1,436 2.4
8:01 a.m.–10 a.m. 24,101 4.1 2,060 3.7 2,311 4.0 2,304 4.0 2,496 4.2 2,434 4.2 2,589 4.3 2,518 4.4 2,621 4.4 2,489 4.1 2,279 3.9
10:01 a.m.–Noon 30,842 5.3 2,675 4.8 2,920 5.0 2,905 5.1 3,167 5.3 3,199 5.5 3,244 5.4 3,192 5.5 3,298 5.6 3,186 5.2 3,056 5.2
Total P.M. hours 350,135 59.7 34,088 60.9 34,818 59.6 33,821 58.9 35,373 59.4 34,582 59.0 35,337 59.2 34,750 60.1 35,432 59.7 36,769 60.0 35,165 59.8
12:01 p.m.–2 p.m. 34,984 6.0 3,006 5.4 3,641 6.2 3,349 5.8 3,586 6.0 3,567 6.1 3,627 6.1 3,532 6.1 3,599 6.1 3,659 6.0 3,418 5.8
2:01 p.m.–4 p.m. 42,788 7.3 4,053 7.2 3,929 6.7 4,168 7.3 4,389 7.4 4,368 7.5 4,500 7.5 4,268 7.4 4,508 7.6 4,464 7.3 4,141 7.0
4:01 p.m.–6 p.m. 52,668 9.0 5,152 9.2 5,298 9.1 5,039 8.8 5,332 9.0 5,197 8.9 5,305 8.9 5,366 9.3 5,307 8.9 5,573 9.1 5,099 8.7
6:01 p.m.–8 p.m. 62,276 10.6 6,012 10.7 6,198 10.6 6,087 10.6 6,278 10.5 6,408 10.9 6,067 10.2 6,160 10.7 6,309 10.6 6,372 10.4 6,385 10.9
8:01 p.m.–10 p.m. 75,670 12.9 7,697 13.8 7,675 13.1 7,577 13.2 7,609 12.8 7,397 12.6 7,570 12.7 7,276 12.6 7,487 12.6 7,825 12.8 7,557 12.9
10:01 p.m.–Midnight 81,749 13.9 8,168 14.6 8,077 13.8 7,601 13.2 8,179 13.7 7,645 13.0 8,268 13.9 8,148 14.1 8,222 13.8 8,876 14.5 8,565 14.6

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