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Tennessee Highway Patrol, TN

Tennessee Highway Patrol


Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Michael Wayne Slagle
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 25, 2013
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Andrew Thomas "Andy" Wall
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, May 7, 2011
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Calvin Wayne Jenks
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, January 6, 2007
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Todd Michael Larkins
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, July 8, 2005
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper John Robert Davis
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, March 17, 2001
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper John Gregory Mann
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, January 1, 2001
Cause: Vehicular assault

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Lynn McCarthy Ross
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, July 26, 2000
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Bobby J. Maples
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 5, 1999
Cause: Heart attack

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Sergeant James David Perry
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 3, 1999
Cause: Heart attack

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper George Van Dorse Holcomb
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, January 26, 1992
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Douglas Wayne Tripp
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 19, 1991
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, Tennessee

Special Agent Michael Lloyd Rector
Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division
EOW: Thursday, May 31, 1990
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Samuel F. Holcomb, Jr.
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, March 27, 1988
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Sergeant Paul L. Mooneyham, Sr.
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 1981
Cause: Heart attack

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper C. B. Martin
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 4, 1969
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Roy Alford Mynatt
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, February 11, 1968
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Eugene Brakebill
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 9, 1966
Cause: Heart attack

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Lieutenant Samual W. Gibbs
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, August 11, 1966
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Michael Theodore Dafferner
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, April 6, 1966
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper William Gordon Barnes
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, January 22, 1966
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Joseph Emanuel Dillard
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, September 15, 1964
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Edward C. Jowers
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, August 3, 1962
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Raymond Hendon
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, June 3, 1957
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Oscar Newton Morris
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, May 9, 1956
Cause: Vehicular assault

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Sergeant Oliver D. Williamson
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, March 21, 1952
Cause: Weather/Natural disaster

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Staff Sergeant Fred Cole Waldrop
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, March 8, 1950
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman William H. Crutcher
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, August 3, 1944
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman James Williams
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 1, 1943
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman William Howard James
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, September 14, 1942
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Charles Gearhiser
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, November 12, 1938
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Lewis R. Boone
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, October 18, 1938
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Carl Hickman
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, September 15, 1937
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Paul Summers
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, August 8, 1936
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Earl Hicks
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, June 17, 1936
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Lindsay Smith
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, December 17, 1934
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Assistant Chief Ed Kennedy
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 22, 1934
Cause: Automobile accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Clovis Cole
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, May 2, 1934
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Lee Lovelace
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, February 3, 1934
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Walter Jones
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, July 31, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Patrolman Charles Hash
Tennessee Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, April 11, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Line of Duty Deaths: 40

Automobile accident: 11
Gunfire: 5
Heart attack: 4
Motorcycle accident: 13
Struck by vehicle: 3
Vehicle pursuit: 1
Vehicular assault: 2
Weather/Natural disaster: 1

 

By Month

January: 6
February: 2
March: 4
April: 3
May: 6
June: 2
July: 3
August: 5
September: 3
October: 3
November: 2
December: 1

 

By Gender

Male: 40
Female: 0

 

 

Component Agencies

Divisions or absorbed agencies:

 

Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, TN

Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division
Nashville, TN
Fallen officers: 1

 

 
 
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