Table 2

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group/Agency Type, 2000–2009
Population group/agency type Total 2000 20011 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Number of victim officers 536 51 70 56 52 57 55 48 58 41 48
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 110 8 13 6 9 15 12 8 12 12 15
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 50 4 7 6 4 6 6 4 9 1 3
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 28 1 1 3 3 4 4 2 5 1 4
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 22 0 1 1 5 2 2 3 2 5 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 35 3 6 5 2 5 2 3 3 3 3
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 58 9 7 6 5 7 10 3 5 0 6
Metropolitan counties 104 11 15 11 10 8 6 15 11 9 8
Nonmetropolitan counties 59 10 9 8 9 4 4 3 4 4 4
State agencies 38 3 4 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 1
Federal agencies 10 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 3 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 22 2 6 4 0 3 2 2 1 0 2

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