Table 64

Law Enforcement Officers Accidentally Killed
State and Agency by Circumstance at Scene of Incident, 2009
State Agency Total Automobile
accident
Motorcycle
accident
Aircraft
accident
Struck by
vehicle
Accidental
shooting
Drowning Fall Other
Number of victim officers Total 47 34 3 1 6 2 0 0 1
ALABAMA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montgomery 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ARIZONA Total 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Department of Public Safety, Phoenix 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ARKANSAS Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Trumann 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
CALIFORNIA Total 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Goleta 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Modesto 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tulare County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FLORIDA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Miami-Dade 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GEORGIA Total 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cobb County Police 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tifton 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
IDAHO Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Adams County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lincoln County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
INDIANA Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jefferson County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kosciusko County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LOUISIANA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
East Feliciana Parish 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MASSACHUSETTS Total 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
State Police, Danvers 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weymouth 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
MICHIGAN Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Detroit 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MISSISSIPPI Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, New Albany 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Warren County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MISSOURI Total 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Weldon Spring 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
St. Louis 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MONTANA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Kalispell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEBRASKA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Platte County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEVADA Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Las Vegas 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NEW MEXICO Total 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Department of Public Safety,
Santa Fe
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Torrance County 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
NEW YORK Total 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
New York 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
State Police, South Cairo 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Suffolk County Police 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NORTH CAROLINA Total 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nags Head 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vance County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wilmington 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OHIO Total 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Boston Heights 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
OKLAHOMA Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Osage County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PENNSYLVANIA Total 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Middletown Township 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
SOUTH CAROLINA Total 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Highway Patrol, Blythewood 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Ellenton 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TENNESSEE Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sequatchie County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEXAS Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burnet County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lubbock County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
VIRGINIA Total 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greene County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smyth County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southampton County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WASHINGTON Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewis County 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WEST VIRGINIA Total 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Charleston 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
WISCONSIN Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
State Police, Eau Claire 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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