Table 79

Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted
Region, Geographic Division, and State by Type of Weapon, 2009
Area Total1,2 Firearm Knife or
other cutting
instrument
Bomb Blunt
instrument
Personal
weapons
Vehicle Other
Number of victim officers 1,805 89 16 0 21 464 109 1,106
NORTHEAST 28 0 0 0 2 17 3 6
New England 7 0 0 0 0 5 0 2
Connecticut 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1
Maine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Atlantic 21 0 0 0 2 12 3 4
New Jersey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New York 14 0 0 0 0 10 0 4
Pennsylvania 7 0 0 0 2 2 3 0
MIDWEST 147 20 4 0 7 56 10 50
East North Central 15 6 1 0 0 5 1 2
Illinois 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michigan 9 5 0 0 0 4 0 0
Ohio 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Wisconsin 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
West North Central 132 14 3 0 7 51 9 48
Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kansas 15 14 0 0 0 0 0 1
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Missouri 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Nebraska 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
North Dakota 8 0 0 0 0 7 0 1
South Dakota 103 0 3 0 5 43 8 44
SOUTH 483 41 3 0 7 155 51 226
South Atlantic 125 11 3 0 6 59 12 34
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 68 1 2 0 4 33 6 22
Florida 38 0 0 0 2 22 2 12
Georgia 8 6 1 0 0 0 1 0
Maryland 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0
North Carolina 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
South Carolina 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
West Virginia 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
East South Central 26 1 0 0 0 22 1 2
Alabama 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Kentucky 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mississippi 20 1 0 0 0 19 0 0
Tennessee 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0
West South Central 332 29 0 0 1 74 38 190
Arkansas 10 8 0 0 0 2 0 0
Louisiana 14 1 0 0 1 3 0 9
Oklahoma 7 1 0 0 0 2 1 3
Texas 301 19 0 0 0 67 37 178
WEST 1,145 27 9 0 5 235 45 824
Mountain 601 18 8 0 5 171 34 365
Arizona 421 14 1 0 3 76 29 298
Colorado 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
Idaho 24 0 0 0 0 18 0 6
Montana 63 4 6 0 2 9 4 38
Nevada 8 0 1 0 0 3 1 3
New Mexico 66 0 0 0 0 46 0 20
Utah 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wyoming 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
Pacific 544 9 1 0 0 64 11 459
Alaska 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
California 519 7 1 0 0 47 10 454
Hawaii 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Oregon 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Washington 15 0 0 0 0 13 0 2
PUERTO RICO AND OTHER OUTLYING AREAS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
American Samoa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mariana Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FOREIGN 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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