Table 59

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2009
Population group/agency type Total 2-Officer
vehicle
1-Officer vehicle Foot patrol Other1 Off
duty
Alone Assisted Alone Assisted Alone Assisted
Number of victim officers 47 3 25 8 0 0 5 4 2
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Metropolitan counties 10 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0
Nonmetropolitan counties 11 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1
State agencies 10 0 5 2 0 0 1 2 0
Federal agencies 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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