Table 20

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops
Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident, 2000–2009
Activity Total 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 101 13 8 10 14 6 15 8 11 8 8
Approaching offender(s) 32 3 3 2 4 1 7 3 3 1 5
Conducting roadblock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 7 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1
Engaging in foot pursuit 7 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 5 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 16 4 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 3 1
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 10 2 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 1
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0
Outside offender's vehicle 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Not reported 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 72 8 5 6 9 4 12 5 9 7 7

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