Table 53

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Age Group of Victim Officer, 2000–2009
Age group 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
Under 25 47 6 3 5 7 2 4 1 10 2 7
25–30 160 19 19 13 14 19 14 21 11 17 13
31–35 158 15 17 18 19 15 20 15 20 11 8
36–40 119 11 10 11 15 13 13 10 15 14 7
41–45 85 6 7 10 11 14 5 9 9 10 4
46–50 67 12 7 8 4 8 4 2 10 6 6
51–55 45 9 9 3 5 5 2 4 2 4 2
56–60 31 4 1 5 3 4 4 2 5 3 0
Over 60 15 1 3 1 3 2 1 2 1 1 0
Not reported 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Average age 38 38 38 38 37 39 37 36 37 38 35

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