Table 49

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group/Agency Type, 2000–2009
Population group/agency type 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
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 87 16 10 13 7 12 4 7 4 10 4
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 46 8 5 5 0 4 4 6 7 5 2
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 34 3 3 1 6 3 2 3 6 4 3
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 35 4 4 3 2 5 7 2 5 2 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 29 4 0 4 5 2 4 2 4 3 1
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 67 5 7 3 10 9 8 5 8 8 4
Metropolitan counties 159 12 14 15 21 20 15 19 19 14 10
Nonmetropolitan counties 81 10 8 8 14 9 6 4 6 5 11
State agencies 135 18 19 13 12 9 12 15 14 13 10
Federal agencies 37 2 5 8 1 6 2 2 9 1 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 18 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1 3 0

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