Table 24

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed During Traffic Pursuits/Stops
Activity of Victim Officer at Scene of Incident by Type of Assignment, 2009
Activity Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers killed during traffic pursuits/stops 8 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 0
Approaching offender(s) 5 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Conducting roadblock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Deploying stop sticks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Engaging in foot pursuit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engaging in vehicle pursuit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exiting patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In patrol unit 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) at offender's vehicle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interviewing offender(s) in patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Making arrest/handcuffing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Outside offender's vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Returning to patrol unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender(s) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Searching offender's vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of victim officers who contacted radio dispatcher prior to attack 7 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0

Back to Top