ACTIVE SHOOTER INCIDENTS:
• Law enforcement suffered casualties
in 21 ( 46.7%) of the 45 incidents where
they engaged the shooter to end
the threat. This resulted in 9 officers
killed ( 4 of whom were ambushed
in a shooting) and 28 wounded
• In 3 ( 1.9%) of the 160 incidents,
armed, non-sworn security personnel
were killed. In 2 additional incidents,
2 unarmed security officers were
killed and 2 were wounded.
Blair JP, Schweit KW. A Study of Active Shooter Incidents, 2000–2013. Texas State
University and Federal Bureau of Investigation. U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC. 2014.