Table 39

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms While Wearing Body Armor
Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition, 2000–2009
Type of firearm Size of ammunition Total 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Number of victim officers killed
with firearms while wearing body armor
Total 315 29 38 34 31 31 30 26 34 29 33
Handgun Total 220 19 29 23 23 22 24 21 20 21 18
.22 Caliber 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
.22 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.25 Caliber 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.32 Caliber 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
.357 Caliber 10 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 1
.357 Magnum 9 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 1
.38 Caliber 24 1 0 2 2 4 5 1 2 6 1
.380 Caliber 21 1 1 3 3 1 2 4 2 3 1
.40 Caliber 46 5 2 6 8 5 3 6 1 6 4
.41 Magnum 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.44 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
.44 Magnum 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.45 Caliber 25 2 4 3 3 4 5 1 1 0 2
.50 Caliber 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7.62x25 Millimeter 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Millimeter 55 4 12 4 5 5 4 4 6 3 8
10 Millimeter 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Not reported 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
Rifle Total 64 6 6 8 8 7 3 3 6 4 13
.22 Caliber 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
.223 Caliber 13 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 2
.25-06 Caliber 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.280 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
.30 Caliber 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.30-06 Caliber 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1
.30-30 Caliber 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
.300 Caliber 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
.308 Caliber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
.44 Caliber 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
.44 Magnum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5.45x39 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 Millimeter 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
7.62x39 Millimeter 22 1 4 3 3 4 2 0 1 0 4
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Shotgun Total 30 4 3 3 0 2 3 2 7 4 2
12 Gauge 26 3 3 2 0 2 2 2 7 3 2
16 Gauge 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
20 Gauge 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Not reported 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Not reported 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

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