LEOKA Data - Statistics are provided describing Missouri's law enforcement officers killed and assaulted experience and characteristics. The primary source for these statistics is the Missouri Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) System maintained by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Missouri's historic law enforcement officer deaths and assaults is described. The publication Crime in Missouri provides detailed LEOKA statistics.
LEOKA - A table is provided that displays homicides and assaults of law enforcement officers. Officers killed in the line of duty include those officers killed by felonious acts, as well as by accident or negligence. Fatalities of officers resulting from activities not within the official realm of law enforcement duties or deaths attributed to natural causes are not included in LEOKA statistics. Officer assaults are defined as any unlawful attack by a person on a law enforcement officer in the performance of his/her duty.