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Table 70: law enforcement officers assaulted: type of weapon and percent injured, 2003-2012.

Table 70
Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted
Type of Weapon and Percent Injured, 2003-2012

                                                         Knife or
                                                       other cutting
                                         Firearm        instrument

Year            Total    Percent   Total    Percent   Total   Percent
                         injured            injured           injured

Number of      581,239      26.9   21,379       9.3   10,007     12.7
  victim
  officers

  2003          58,600      28.2    1,879      10.7    1,084     13.4
  2004          59,692      27.8    2,114       9.0    1,123     12.8
  2005          57,820      27.4    2,157       8.7    1,059     11.5
  2006          59,396      26.7    2,290       9.5    1,055     12.7
  2007          61,257      25.9    2,216       8.7    1,028     10.5
  2008          61,087      26.0    2,292       8.3      958     13.0
  2009          58,364      26.0    2,007       8.1      886     12.4
  2010          56,491      26.5    1,925      11.1      918     12.1
  2011          55,631      26.6    2,240       9.0    1,003     15.0
  2012          52,901      27.7    2,259       9.8      893     13.2

                                 Other dangerous       Personal
                                 weapons                weapons

Year            Total     Total      Percent       Total      Percent
                                     injured                  injured

Number of      581,239     81,549         23.8     468,304       28.5
  victim
  officers

  2003          58,600      8,180         25.4      47,457       29.7
  2004          59,692      8,645         25.6      47,810       29.4
  2005          57,820      8,379         24.6      46,225       29.1
  2006          59,396      8,611         23.6      47,440       28.4
  2007          61,257      8,692         22.2      49,321       27.6
  2008          61,087      8,466         22.8      49,371       27.7
  2009          58,364      7,966         23.5      47,505       27.4
  2010          56,491      7,413         23.8      46,235       27.8
  2011          55,631      7,856         22.4      44,532       28.5
  2012          52,901      7,341         23.9      42,408       29.7

Year            Total     Number of                         Number of
                          reporting       Population        officers
                           agencies         covered         employed

Number of      581,239
  victim
  officers

  2003          58,600         10,539       225,769,768       501,738
  2004          59,692         10,589       226,273,199       501,462
  2005          57,820         10,119       222,873,755       489,393
  2006          59,396         10,596       227,360,586       504,147
  2007          61,257         10,973       234,734,286       523,944
  2008          61,087         10,835       238,730,830       541,906
  2009          58,364         11,691       245,925,716       560,387
  2010          56,491         11,826       248,726,641       557,884
  2011          55,631         12,031       254,534,862       539,282
  2012          52,901         11,759       247,772,900       520,047

NOTE:  Assault figures published in prior years' editions of Law
Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted have been updated for
inclusion in this table.
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