Table 12

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Victim Officer's Use of Weapon During Incident, 2000–2009
Victim officer 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
Fired own weapon 118 13 12 12 10 11 15 11 11 11 12
Attempted to use own weapon 91 4 16 10 9 9 6 7 17 4 9
Did not use or attempt to use
own weapon
244 28 37 25 21 30 24 22 25 14 18
Use of weapon not reported 83 6 5 9 12 7 10 8 5 12 9

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