Memphis Police Department

Memphis Police Department, TN

Memphis Police Department

Major Rufus Gates

Memphis Police Department, TN

EOW: Monday, November 7, 1994

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Patrolman John Regan

Memphis Police Department, TN

EOW: Wednesday, July 13, 1870

Cause: Duty related illness

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 73

  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 4
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Gunfire 40
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 2
  • Motorcycle crash 5
  • Stabbed 3
  • Struck by streetcar 1
  • Struck by vehicle 4
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 7

By Month

  • January 5
  • February 7
  • March 8
  • April 5
  • May 5
  • June 6
  • July 4
  • August 8
  • September 5
  • October 4
  • November 7
  • December 9

By Gender

  • Male 72
  • Female 1