Table 16

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2000–2009
Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 536 54 154 154 3 0 23 98 50
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 110 22 21 25 0 0 4 28 10
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 50 3 10 21 0 0 1 7 8
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 28 0 11 12 0 0 1 3 1
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 22 0 8 8 0 0 2 3 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 35 2 8 14 1 0 2 6 2
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 58 6 23 16 1 0 1 7 4
Metropolitan counties 104 8 30 33 0 0 6 16 11
Nonmetropolitan counties 59 3 23 17 0 0 2 14 0
State agencies 38 3 18 7 0 0 3 5 2
Federal agencies 10 0 2 1 1 0 1 4 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 5 10

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