NYPD SOP 9
FIREARMS DISCHARGE REPORT
DEFENSE OF SELF/OTHERS
Any incident whereby the member of the service fired his/her weapon to defend him/herself or another against a perpetrator.
Gunfight defines any incident during which both the perpetrator and the member of the service fired their weapons at each other.
During 2000 there were 11 incidents where MOS and perpetrators exchanged gunfire, compared to 20 in 1999, a decrease of 45%.
MOS Statistics: MOS Assignment:
Number MOS who fired: 27 RMP 15
Number of shots fired: 185 Foot Patrol 0
Number of hits: 16 Anti-Crime 5
Hit Potential: 9% Buy&Bust 0
Shots fired per incident: 16.8 Executing Search Warrant 0
Shots per MOS 6.9 Street Crime 0
Off Duty 2
Number MOS On duty: 25 Conditions 2
Number MOS Off duty: 2 Investigator 1
Number of perps who fired: 11
Number of shots fired by perp: 42
Number of MOS shot/injured by perp: 7
Perp hit potential: 17%
Number of perps killed: 2
Number of perps shot/injured: 4