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Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol


Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Master Sergeant Steve Loy Hood
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 29, 2009
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Paul Denham
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, December 27, 1999
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Bobby L. Wells, Jr.
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, June 27, 1995
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Tommie Earl Owens
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, July 28, 1989
Cause: Struck by train

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Staff Sergeant Ralph R. Newell
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, October 28, 1988
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper David Bruce Ladner
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 12, 1987
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Corporal James Kenneth Bounds
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 21, 1984
Cause: Heart attack

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Steven K. Gardner
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, March 23, 1984
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper George Danny Nash, Jr.
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, February 4, 1983
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Billy M. Langham
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, December 31, 1981
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Sergeant Joe Clay
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, May 27, 1974
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Sergeant William O. Swindoll
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, October 5, 1968
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Master Sergeant William Kenny
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, December 21, 1967
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Tommy E. Kendall
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, May 16, 1966
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Sergeant Joseph A. Pol
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, November 27, 1965
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Marcus Lamastus
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, July 17, 1965
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Sergeant Julian Davis
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, November 27, 1963
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Daniel E. Smith
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, November 7, 1959
Cause: Vehicular assault

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Hurfu L. Duckworth
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 19, 1959
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Captain Walter W. Smith
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, September 22, 1955
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Carl M. Thach
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 15, 1954
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Herbert E. Nixon
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 22, 1951
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper James H. Tingle
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, September 7, 1950
Cause: Automobile accident

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Cyril J. Reichert
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, February 5, 1947
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper James M. Barry
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, February 1, 1947
Cause: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Captain Loma Laine Dyess
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, October 27, 1942
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Adrian Cole
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, September 13, 1940
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Line of Duty Deaths: 27

Automobile accident: 9
Gunfire: 9
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 1
Motorcycle accident: 1
Struck by train: 1
Struck by vehicle: 2
Vehicle pursuit: 2
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By Month

January: 1
February: 3
March: 1
April: 2
May: 3
June: 1
July: 2
August: 1
September: 3
October: 4
November: 3
December: 3

 

By Gender

Male: 27
Female: 0

 

 
 
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