Table 48

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2000–2009
Area Total 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Number of victim officers 728 83 76 75 81 82 67 66 83 68 47
NORTHEAST 78 13 5 5 10 10 7 5 6 11 6
New England 19 6 2 0 3 0 2 1 2 1 2
Connecticut 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Maine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 11 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 59 7 3 5 7 10 5 4 4 10 4
New Jersey 15 1 1 1 3 1 3 1 2 2 0
New York 25 4 0 3 2 5 1 2 2 3 3
Pennsylvania 19 2 2 1 2 4 1 1 0 5 1
MIDWEST 119 19 12 10 12 15 13 14 11 5 8
East North Central 82 14 7 4 7 12 9 14 5 5 5
Illinois 23 3 0 2 3 5 3 6 1 0 0
Indiana 19 2 3 1 0 2 3 2 2 2 2
Michigan 16 4 1 0 2 3 3 2 0 0 1
Ohio 16 2 3 1 1 1 0 3 2 2 1
Wisconsin 8 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1
West North Central 37 5 5 6 5 3 4 0 6 0 3
Iowa 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Kansas 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Minnesota 5 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Missouri 22 0 5 4 2 2 4 0 3 0 2
Nebraska 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SOUTH 345 35 39 39 38 39 30 26 46 32 21
South Atlantic 158 16 16 21 18 16 12 11 22 14 12
Delaware 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Florida 41 2 7 2 4 8 3 2 8 4 1
Georgia 28 4 0 2 5 3 3 3 3 3 2
Maryland 17 5 0 3 2 2 0 0 2 3 0
North Carolina 30 2 6 6 4 2 1 0 4 2 3
South Carolina 17 2 0 5 2 0 3 1 1 1 2
Virginia 17 0 1 2 1 0 2 5 2 1 3
West Virginia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
East South Central 64 9 8 6 8 9 4 6 6 4 4
Alabama 17 0 1 2 1 4 2 1 3 2 1
Kentucky 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
Mississippi 14 2 2 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 2
Tennessee 27 6 5 2 4 4 2 2 0 1 1
West South Central 123 10 15 12 12 14 14 9 18 14 5
Arkansas 11 1 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 2 1
Louisiana 20 4 1 1 4 1 2 2 4 0 1
Oklahoma 12 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 1
Texas 80 3 12 9 6 13 7 5 14 9 2
WEST 168 15 19 19 18 15 14 20 19 17 12
Mountain 68 5 9 9 4 5 3 9 10 6 8
Arizona 21 2 1 3 1 3 2 4 2 2 1
Colorado 8 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
Idaho 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Montana 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1
Nevada 7 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2
New Mexico 14 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 4 1 2
Utah 7 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Wyoming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pacific 100 10 10 10 14 10 11 11 9 11 4
Alaska 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
California 77 9 5 6 10 7 10 9 7 11 3
Hawaii 5 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
Oregon 7 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Washington 9 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 1
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS 18 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1 3 0
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 16 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 0 2 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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