Table 76

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted
Extent of Injury of Victim Officer by Type of Weapon, 2004–2008
Year Extent of injury Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Threat Other
Number of victim officers Total 6,833 481 49 2 63 2,305 499 423 3,011
2004 Total 681 69 9 2 5 263 67 134 132
Killed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 143 7 0 0 0 99 19 0 18
Not injured 538 62 9 2 5 164 48 134 114
20051 Total 1,882 161 8 0 16 605 120 289 683
Killed 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 309 16 1 0 6 229 31 0 26
Not injured 1,572 144 7 0 10 376 89 289 657
20062 Total 1,273 109 4 0 17 484 96 563
Killed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 212 7 2 0 6 130 26 41
Not injured 1,061 102 2 0 11 354 70 522
20073 Total 1,650 71 17 0 14 553 131 864
Killed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Injured 257 3 5 0 3 191 21 34
Not injured 1,393 68 12 0 11 362 110 830
2008 Total 1,347 71 11 0 11 400 85 769
Killed 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Injured 188 2 2 0 6 125 19 34
Not injured 1,157 68 9 0 5 275 65 735

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