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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fact Sheet | Police Officers | August 2016

Percent distribution of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work for police officers, by nature, 2014
Nature of injury or illnessPercent distribution

Chemical burns

0.1%

Tendonitis

0.3

Multiple traumatic injuries

5.2

Cuts, lacerations, punctures

6.3

Fractures

7.2

Bruises, contusions

9.9

All other natures

18.1

Soreness, pain

18.6

Sprains, strains, tears

34.4

 

Last Modified Date: August 2, 2016