Table 41

Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed with Firearms While Wearing Body Armor
Type of Firearm and Size of Ammunition Penetrating Victim Officer's Body Armor, 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 and body armor
was penetrated
Total 17 0 1 1 4 4 1 1 2 1 2
Handgun Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
9 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle Total 16 0 1 1 4 4 0 1 2 1 2
.223 Caliber 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
.30-06 Caliber 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
.30-30 Caliber 3 0 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
5.56 Millimeter 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 Millimeter 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
7.62x39 Millimeter 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Shotgun Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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