Table 58

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Race and Sex of Victim Officer, 2000–2009
Victim officer 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
Race White 648 73 66 69 74 75 59 59 70 59 44
Black 57 8 7 2 6 5 7 4 8 7 3
Asian/Pacific Islander 11 1 1 0 1 2 1 3 1 1 0
American Indian/Alaskan Native 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not reported 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0
Sex Male 687 79 70 69 78 76 64 64 79 61 47
Female 41 4 6 6 3 6 3 2 4 7 0

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