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Expanded homicide data table 14: justifiable homicide.

Expanded Homicide Data Table 14
Justifiable Homicide
by Weapon, Law Enforcement, (1) 2008-2012

Year   Total    Total     Handguns   Rifles   Shotguns   Firearms
               firearms                                  type not
                                                          stated

2008     378        373        305       30         13          25
2009     414        411        326       29          6          50
2010     397        396        323       29          6          38
2011     404        401        305       36         11          49
2012     410        409        328       36          7          38

Year   Knives or       Other      Personal
        cutting      dangerous     weapons
       instruments    weapons

2008             1            2           2
2009             0            3           0
2010             0            1           0
2011             2            0           1
2012             0            1           0

(1) The killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line
of duty.
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Publication:Uniform Crime Reports: Crime in the United States
Date:Jan 1, 2012
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