Table 60

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
Population Group/Agency Type by Type of Assignment, 2000–2009
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 728 78 365 95 2 2 71 99 16
Group I (cities 250,000 and over) 87 18 35 15 0 0 2 15 2
Group II (cities 100,000–249,999) 46 7 20 7 0 1 3 7 1
Group III (cities 50,000–99,999) 34 1 18 5 0 0 3 5 2
Group IV (cities 25,000–49,999) 35 3 19 6 0 0 2 4 1
Group V (cities 10,000–24,999) 29 2 14 3 0 0 7 3 0
Group VI (cities under 10,000) 67 5 30 11 0 0 12 9 0
Metropolitan counties 159 14 78 22 0 0 15 24 6
Nonmetropolitan counties 81 6 52 7 0 0 8 6 2
State agencies 135 10 83 14 0 0 15 13 0
Federal agencies 37 6 12 3 2 1 4 8 1
Puerto Rico and other outlying areas 18 6 4 2 0 0 0 5 1

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