Since 13.6% and some subset of 35%, according to the math I learned,
doesn't in any way equal 'MOST', your statement is still false.
John Marlow wrote:
> I'll buy that--except that a huge number of "arrest situations"
> develop from traffic stops (suspect flakes or contraband found or
> NCIC comes back with warrants, etc.)--so I'm thinkiong you've still
> got traffic stops at the top of the list, if you include those which
> develop into arrest situations(?)
> On 12 Feb 2001, at 11:30, Al Villalobos wrote:
> > John Marlow Wrote:
> > "MOST cops (who are shot) are shot during traffic stops.
> > Many also get into it as a result of some personal tragedy (crime)
> > which has affected them in some way--..."
> > Having done extensive research into this very subject for work, I can quote
> > directly from the primary source,The FBI Uniform Crime Report for 1998 (most
> > recent available).
> > 1989-1998 total law enforcement officers killed (includes federal agents)
> > 682
> > Killed in traffic pursuits/stops:
> > 93 (13.6%)
> > "Arrest situations" (has many sub-categories)Highest overall category
> > 239 (35%)
> > Heres the reference: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/killed/98killed.pdf
> > Page 36, Table 23 (of the document, not the PDF file)
> > "Law Enforcement Officers Feloniously Killed
> > Circumstances at Scene of Incident by Type of Weapon"
> > Regards,
> > AL Villalobos
> > "Knowlegde is Good" -- Faber (anyone?? :-) )
> John Marlow
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