Table 79

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted
Department and Agency by Type of Weapon, 2008
Department Agency Total Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers Total 1,347 71 11 0 11 400 85 769
U.S. Capitol Police Total 9 0 0 0 0 8 1 0
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Total 1,098 60 2 0 2 217 63 754
U.S. Customs and Border Protection 1,003 59 1 0 1 136 52 754
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 75 1 0 0 0 63 11 0
U.S. Secret Service 20 0 1 0 1 18 0 0
U.S. Department of the Interior Total 189 4 9 0 6 152 11 7
Bureau of Indian Affairs 105 1 7 0 2 93 2 0
Bureau of Land Management 6 1 0 0 0 4 1 0
National Park Service 73 0 2 0 4 52 8 7
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 5 2 0 0 0 3 0 0
U.S. Department of Justice Total 50 7 0 0 3 22 10 8
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives 11 3 0 0 2 2 3 1
Federal Bureau of Investigation 17 4 0 0 1 5 3 4
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
U.S. Marshals Service 21 0 0 0 0 14 4 3
U.S. Department of the Treasury Total 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Internal Revenue Service 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
U.S. Postal Inspection Service Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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