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Table 68: law enforcement officers assaulted: circumstance at scene of incident by population group and percent cleared, 2012.

Table 68
Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Circumstance at Scene of Incident by Population Group and Percent
Cleared, (1, 2) 2012

                                                       Group I

                                      Percent                Percent
Circumstance                Total     cleared      Total     cleared

Number of victim officers   52,901         89.3    13,244         89.1
  Disturbance call          17,205         92.4     4,291         90.8
  Burglary in progress/        760         88.9       222         88.7
    pursuing burglary
    suspect
  Robbery in progress/         463         88.6       153         87.6
    pursuing robbery
    suspect
  Attempting other           8,057         91.3     1,834         89.8
    arrest
  Civil disorder (mass         722         81.0       259         64.9
    disobedience, riot,
    etc.)
  Handling, transporting,    7,173         90.6     1,735         93.0
    custody of prisoner
  Investigating              4,915         90.5     1,340         87.9
    suspicious person/
    circumstance
  Ambush situation             267         81.6        58         62.1
  Handling person with       1,353         83.9       274         77.4
    mental illness
  Traffic pursuit/stop       4,450         88.1     1,151         86.2
  All other                  7,536         90.6     1,927         89.1

                                        Group II          Group III

                                             Percent           Percent
Circumstance                Total    Total   cleared   Total   cleared

Number of victim officers   52,901   7,565      89.2   5,781      88.9
  Disturbance call          17,205   2,766      93.2   2,050      92.8
  Burglary in progress/        760      99      89.9     101      89.1
    pursuing burglary
    suspect
  Robbery in progress/         463      57      98.2      85      95.3
    pursuing robbery
    suspect
  Attempting other           8,057   1,286      92.1   1,044      87.4
    arrest
  Civil disorder (mass         722      97      92.8      83      90.4
    disobedience, riot,
    etc.)
  Handling, transporting,    7,173     730      92.9     604      91.2
    custody of prisoner
  Investigating              4,915     783      92.2     550      89.5
    suspicious person/
    circumstance
  Ambush situation             267      38      73.7      23      73.9
  Handling person with       1,353     156      84.0     156      83.3
    mental illness
  Traffic pursuit/stop       4,450     641      87.4     382      88.2
  All other                  7,536     912      90.6     703      93.9

                                        Group IV          Group V

                                             Percent           Percent
Circumstance                Total    Total   cleared   Total   cleared

Number of victim officers   52,901   4,355      88.7   3,772      89.5
  Disturbance call          17,205   1,637      92.1   1,330      92.3
  Burglary in progress/        760      74      89.2      35      97.1
    pursuing burglary
    suspect
  Robbery in progress/         463      34      85.3      19      84.2
    pursuing robbery
    suspect
  Attempting other           8,057     730      91.5     707      91.9
    arrest
  Civil disorder (mass         722      78      92.3      40      92.5
    disobedience, riot,
    etc.)
  Handling, transporting,    7,173     407      89.2     444      93.0
    custody of prisoner
  Investigating              4,915     459      90.0     343      90.4
    suspicious person/
    circumstance
  Ambush situation             267      35     131.4      16      81.3
  Handling person with       1,353     118      88.1     111      87.4
    mental illness
  Traffic pursuit/stop       4,450     341      87.4     286      86.0
  All other                  7,536     442      91.0     441      85.7

                                                         Metropolitan
                                        Group VI           countries

                                             Percent            Percent
Circumstance                Total    Total   cleared   Total    cleared

Number of victim officers   52,901   3,651      90.4   12,652     89.3
  Disturbance call          17,205   1,208      92.5    3,354     93.3
  Burglary in progress/        760      42      78.6      167     88.6
    pursuing burglary
    suspect
  Robbery in progress/         463      21      90.5       91     80.2
    pursuing robbery
    suspect
  Attempting other           8,057     643      96.3    1,510     92.5
    arrest
  Civil disorder (mass         722      42      88.1       99     83.8
    disobedience, riot,
    etc.)
  Handling, transporting,    7,173     442      91.2    2,443     88.9
    custody of prisoner
  Investigating              4,915     363      87.9      988     93.3
    suspicious person/
    circumstance
  Ambush situation             267      22      86.4       62     75.8
  Handling person with       1,353     120      85.0      372     86.0
    mental illness
  Traffic pursuit/stop       4,450     320      89.7    1,126     90.6
  All other                  7,536     428      85.7    2,440     93.2

                                     Nonmetropolotan
                                        countries

                                             Percent
Circumstance                Total    Total   cleared

Number of victim officers   52,901   1,881      89.9
  Disturbance call          17,205     569      94.2
  Burglary in progress/        760      20      95.0
    pursuing burglary
    suspect
  Robbery in progress/         463       3      66.7
    pursuing robbery
    suspect
  Attempting other           8,057     303      91.1
    arrest
  Civil disorder (mass         722      24      95.8
    disobedience, riot,
    etc.)
  Handling, transporting,    7,173     368      83.7
    custody of prisoner
  Investigating              4,915      89     105.6
    suspicious person/
    circumstance
  Ambush situation             267      13      92.3
  Handling person with       1,353      46      84.8
    mental illness
  Traffic pursuit/stop       4,450     203      88.7
  All other                  7,536     243      85.6

(1) Offenses reported to the national UCR Program can be cleared by
arrest or exceptional means (when elements beyond law enforcement's
control prevent the agency from placing formal charges against the
offender). (2) Percent cleared may include clearances for previous
years' offenses.
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