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Must-Know Police Injury Statistics [Latest Report]

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"In 2019, there were an estimated 58,866 nonfatal injuries among law enforcement officers in the United States."

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Statistic 2

"Between 2010 and 2019, the number of law enforcement officers feloniously killed in the line of duty was 541."

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"In 2019, 45 law enforcement officers were accidentally killed in the line of duty."

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"In 2019, 23.1% of the nonfatal injuries among law enforcement officers resulted from overexertion or bodily reaction."

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"Between 2009 and 2018, there were 794 recorded deaths of law enforcement officers due to injury."

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"Between 1996-2010, approximately 1605 law enforcement officers were injured or killed when responding to motor vehicle crashes."

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"In 2019, 48 law enforcement officers in the United States were killed in the line of duty due to assault."

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Statistic 8

"During 2007-2013, a total of 105 law enforcement officers were fatally injured in ambush attacks."

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Statistic 9

"Between 1987 and 2012, law enforcement motor vehicle crashes resulted in 733 officer work-related fatalities and 82,440 injuries."

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"In 2019, 82% of officers who were assaulted in the line of duty and sustained injuries were attacked with personal weapons like hands or feet."

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"From 2005-2014, approximately 9.5% of police injuries resulted from being struck by a motor vehicle."

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"In 2018, there was a 3% increase in the number of officers who were shot and killed in the United States, compared to 2017."

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Statistic 13

"In 2019, 41% of law enforcement officer fatalities were the result of a gunshot wound."

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Statistic 14

"The estimated rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for officers was 491.0 per 10,000 full-time workers in 2011."

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Statistic 15

"In 2019, there were 75 law enforcement officers who were injured or killed by firearms in the United States."

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Statistic 16

"From 2005 to 2014, dog bites accounted for 4.5% of all police injuries."

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Statistic 17

"From 2004-2014, 350 U.S. law enforcement officers were struck and killed by vehicles while outside their patrol cars."

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Statistic 18

"In 2019, 42% of law enforcement officer fatalities in the United States occurred due to traffic-related incidents."

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Statistic 19

"In 2019, 14 law enforcement officers sustained fatal injuries when responding to or conducting investigations related to domestic disturbances."

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