Table 36

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms
Distance Between Victim Officer and Offender, 2000–2009
Distance in feet Total 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Number of victim officers killed with firearms 490 47 61 51 45 54 50 46 56 35 45
0–5 247 25 29 25 24 24 31 24 27 19 19
6–10 89 6 17 9 12 8 9 8 10 3 7
11–20 63 4 5 8 3 11 4 4 7 8 9
21–50 35 4 5 3 3 5 3 1 5 1 5
Over 50 30 5 3 4 3 1 2 4 4 2 2
Not reported 26 3 2 2 0 5 1 5 3 2 3

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