In the Line of Duty


| September/October 2002


Number of on-the-job deaths suffered each year by police officers:
6.8 per 100,000

Number of on-the-job deaths suffered each year by retail-sales clerks:
6.9 per 100,000

Number of on-the-job deaths suffered each year by cabbies: 30 per 100,000
-Source: Journal of Prisoners on Prisons (Vol. 11, 2001)