In 2011, there were 399 reported justifiable homicides by police. There are real problems with the justifiable homicide numbers as few police departments report these numbers. But they can still serve as a proxy for measuring how frequently police resort to deadly force when they are threatened. In 2011, the FBI has data on the number of police officers who are assaulted (54,774) or assaulted with injuries (14,578).
But …but…The Narrative says otherwise!