United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service

Park Ranger Julie Ann Weir

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Cause: Automobile crash

Park Ranger Christopher Nickel

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Saturday, January 29, 2011

Cause: Duty related illness

Special Agent Daniel Paul Madrid

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service - Office of Investigations, US

EOW: Saturday, September 24, 2005

Cause: Heart attack

Park Ranger Ward W. Hall

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Monday, July 16, 1979

Cause: Automobile crash

Park Ranger Robert D. Metherell

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Park Ranger Ronald V. Trussell

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Park Ranger Nathaniel R. Lacy

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Thursday, June 23, 1966

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Park Ranger John C. Fonda

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, March 9, 1960

Cause: Drowned

Park Ranger Karl A. Jacobson

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Friday, November 11, 1938

Cause: Gunfire

Park Ranger Kenneth Meenan

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Sunday, August 5, 1934

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Park Ranger Fred Johnson

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, February 20, 1929

Cause: Drowned

Park Ranger Glen Sturdevant

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, February 20, 1929

Cause: Drowned

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 33

  • Aircraft accident 3
  • Automobile crash 5
  • Drowned 6
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Exposure 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 8
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 1
  • Vehicular assault 1
  • Weather/Natural disaster 2

By Month

  • January 3
  • February 5
  • March 3
  • April 1
  • May 2
  • June 3
  • July 5
  • August 5
  • September 2
  • November 2
  • December 2

By Gender

  • Male 30
  • Female 3