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Table 65: law enforcement officers assaulted: region and geographic division, 2012.

Table 65
Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Region and Geographic Division, 2012

Area                   Total(1)   Rate per   Assaults   Rate per
                                    100        with       100
                                  officers    injury    officers

Number of victim         52,901       10.2     14,678        2.8
   officers

NORTHEAST                 7,089        8.2      2,706        3.1

  New England             1,736        9.8        711        4.0
  Middle Atlantic         5,353        7.7      1,995        2.9

MIDWEST                   7,515        9.9      2,161        2.8

  East North Central      3,342        8.3      1,171        2.9
  West North Central      4,173       11.7        990        2.8

SOUTH                    22,885       10.2      5,594        2.5

  South Atlantic         13,975       10.9      2,744        2.1
  East South Central      2,976        9.4      1,041        3.3
  West South Central      5,934        9.2      1,809        2.8

WEST                     15,412       11.6      4,217        3.2

  Mountain                5,307       12.6      1,353        3.2
  Pacific                10,105       11.1      2,864        3.1

Area                   Total(1)   Number of   Population    Number of
                                  reporting     covered     officers
                                  agencies                  employed

Number of victim         52,901      11,759   247,772,900     520,047
   officers

NORTHEAST                 7,089       2,461    38,338,850      86,786

  New England             1,736         549     7,780,883      17,701
  Middle Atlantic         5,353       1,912    30,557,967      69,085

MIDWEST                   7,515       2,708    39,051,696      75,932

  East North Central      3,342       1,137    21,190,250      40,366
  West North Central      4,173       1,571    17,861,446      35,566

SOUTH                    22,885       4,732    99,549,014     224,123

  South Atlantic         13,975       2,109    53,011,240     127,891
  East South Central      2,976       1,042    14,535,539      31,571
  West South Central      5,934       1,581    32,002,235      64,661

WEST                     15,412       1,858    70,833,340     133,206

  Mountain                5,307         772    21,870,336      42,075
  Pacific                10,105       1,086    48,963,004      91,131

(1) Regional and divisional totals do not include data for the
District of Columbia and West Virginia, which were not available
for inclusion in this table.
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