Table 67

Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Time of Incident by Number of Assaults and Percent Distribution,1 2000–2009
Time Total Percent distribu-
tion
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Total Percent distribu-
tion
Number of victim officers 590,507 100.0 58,398 100.0 57,463 100.0 59,526 100.0 58,600 100.0 59,692 100.0 57,820 100.0 59,396 100.0 61,257 100.0 61,087 100.0 57,268 100.0
Total A.M. hours 239,082 40.5 23,580 40.4 23,642 41.1 24,153 40.6 24,018 41.0 24,355 40.8 23,070 39.9 23,964 40.3 24,488 40.0 24,637 40.3 23,175 40.5
12:01 a.m.–2 a.m. 89,770 15.2 8,960 15.3 8,924 15.5 8,815 14.8 8,924 15.2 8,932 15.0 8,325 14.4 8,823 14.9 9,318 15.2 9,585 15.7 9,164 16.0
2:01 a.m.–4 a.m. 56,867 9.6 5,708 9.8 5,771 10.0 5,753 9.7 5,604 9.6 5,781 9.7 5,438 9.4 5,505 9.3 5,862 9.6 5,879 9.6 5,566 9.7
4:01 a.m.–6 a.m. 21,807 3.7 2,254 3.9 2,224 3.9 2,314 3.9 2,288 3.9 2,183 3.7 2,048 3.5 2,169 3.7 2,157 3.5 2,114 3.5 2,056 3.6
6:01 a.m.–8 a.m. 15,162 2.6 1,427 2.4 1,514 2.6 1,608 2.7 1,569 2.7 1,626 2.7 1,549 2.7 1,548 2.6 1,476 2.4 1,480 2.4 1,365 2.4
8:01 a.m.–10 a.m. 24,287 4.1 2,311 4.0 2,304 4.0 2,496 4.2 2,434 4.2 2,589 4.3 2,518 4.4 2,621 4.4 2,489 4.1 2,376 3.9 2,149 3.8
10:01 a.m.–Noon 31,189 5.3 2,920 5.0 2,905 5.1 3,167 5.3 3,199 5.5 3,244 5.4 3,192 5.5 3,298 5.6 3,186 5.2 3,203 5.2 2,875 5.0
Total P.M. hours 351,425 59.5 34,818 59.6 33,821 58.9 35,373 59.4 34,582 59.0 35,337 59.2 34,750 60.1 35,432 59.7 36,769 60.0 36,450 59.7 34,093 59.5
12:01 p.m.–2 p.m. 35,452 6.0 3,641 6.2 3,349 5.8 3,586 6.0 3,567 6.1 3,627 6.1 3,532 6.1 3,599 6.1 3,659 6.0 3,558 5.8 3,334 5.8
2:01 p.m.–4 p.m. 43,044 7.3 3,929 6.7 4,168 7.3 4,389 7.4 4,368 7.5 4,500 7.5 4,268 7.4 4,508 7.6 4,464 7.3 4,286 7.0 4,164 7.3
4:01 p.m.–6 p.m. 52,910 9.0 5,298 9.1 5,039 8.8 5,332 9.0 5,197 8.9 5,305 8.9 5,366 9.3 5,307 8.9 5,573 9.1 5,274 8.6 5,219 9.1
6:01 p.m.–8 p.m. 62,647 10.6 6,198 10.6 6,087 10.6 6,278 10.5 6,408 10.9 6,067 10.2 6,160 10.7 6,309 10.6 6,372 10.4 6,611 10.8 6,157 10.8
8:01 p.m.–10 p.m. 75,468 12.8 7,675 13.1 7,577 13.2 7,609 12.8 7,397 12.6 7,570 12.7 7,276 12.6 7,487 12.6 7,825 12.8 7,853 12.9 7,199 12.6
10:01 p.m.–Midnight 81,904 13.9 8,077 13.8 7,601 13.2 8,179 13.7 7,645 13.0 8,268 13.9 8,148 14.1 8,222 13.8 8,876 14.5 8,868 14.5 8,020 14.0

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