STATISTICS STATISTICS

Law Enforcement Officers Killed

Year U.S. Population Total Police Officers Officers Feloniously Killed With All Types of Firearms Officers Feloniously Killed With Thier Own Firearms Officers Feloniously Killed With Guns Other Than Thier Own Firearms Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty Total Police Officers Killed With Assault Rifles* Police Officers Killed With a Weapon Other than a Firearms
1980 226 million 459,000 95 14 81 55 0 9
1981 228 million 439,000 86 13 73 58 0 5
1982 230 million 424,000 82 6 76 62 1 8
1983 232 million 499,000 74 12 62 64 0 6
1984 234 million 494,000 66 13 53 63 1 6
1985 238 million 517,000 70 11 59 59 0 8
1986 241 million 505,000 62 15 47 51 2 4
1987 244 million 503,000 67 14 53 65 1 7
1988 248 million 501,000 76 12 64 63 3 2
1989 250 million 505,000 57 10 47 70 1 9
1990 252 million 506,000 56 3 53 59 1 9

Fact: The death rate for police officers is about 1/90 of 1%.

Fact: A police officer has a 3,000% higher probability of being killed in a vehicle accident than from an "assault rifle"

Fact: For the last ten years, an officer had a 1,000% higher probability of being killed feloniously with his or her own gun than from an "assault rifle" AFI and the NAFLFD have sent the above data to Congress.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice; FBI Uniform Crime Reports


 
           
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