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Security Officer Deaths in 2012
Security Officer Deaths in 2012 
  
 
ON DUTY DEATHS
112
 
INJURIES & ASSAULTS
INCREASED BY 17%
 
WORKPLACE VIOLENCE DIRECTED AT SECURITY
MORE THAN 70,000 INCIDENTS
(INCLUDES VERBAL THREATS-PHYSICAL ASSAULTS-DEATHS)
 
DEATHS BY AGE
MALE-103
FEMALE-9
MEDIUM AGE 46
YOUNGEST-19
OLDEST-88
16% OLDER THAN 55
 
MOST DEATHS OCCURRED:
NIGHTCLUB
APARTMENTS/RESIDENTIAL SITES
RETAIL
GAMEROOM/CASINO/ CLUB/RESTAURANTS
ARMORED CAR
 
MOST ASSAULTS OCCURRED:
RETAIL
NIGHTCLUBS
HOSPITALS
APARTMENTS/RESIDENTIAL SITES
CASINOS/GAMEROOMS/CLUBS/RESTAURANTS
HOTELS
 
METHOD of DEATHS
GUNSHOT    65
STABBING    9
TRAUMA      14
MEDICAL      9
INDUSTRIAL/MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS -7
DROWNING -2
MISCELLANEOUS -6
 
There were also four on-duty confirmed suicides.
  

Reprinted from Security Officer International

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