Table 29

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
Region by Type of Weapon, 2009
Region Total Total
firearms
Handgun Rifle Shotgun Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 48 45 28 15 2 0 0 0 0 3 0
Northeast 7 7 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midwest 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South 21 18 12 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
West 13 13 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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