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Des Moines Police Department, IA

Des Moines Police Department


Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Sergeant Anthony David Beminio
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Susan Louise Farrell
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Saturday, March 26, 2016
Cause: Vehicular assault

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Carlos Bernabe Puente-Morales
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Saturday, March 26, 2016
Cause: Vehicular assault

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Lieutenant David Allen Bowen
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Monday, September 29, 2008
Cause: Duty related illness

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Roger Ray Hildreth
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Thursday, February 21, 2008
Cause: Heart attack

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Sean Wissink
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Sunday, February 11, 2007
Cause: Automobile crash

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Dennis Earl Hill
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Sunday, August 28, 1977
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman Brian Charles Melton
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Thursday, April 21, 1977
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman James Emory Rodine
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Tuesday, August 13, 1968
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Captain Charles T. Andreano
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Thursday, July 30, 1964
Cause: Automobile crash

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman George Wesley Schane
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Monday, May 4, 1942
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Captain Steven Tabor Howard
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Saturday, March 2, 1935
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Sergeant Harry Linn Booton
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Sunday, December 11, 1932
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Sergeant James Joshua Cowart
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Monday, December 7, 1931
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Sergeant Rupert L. Shepherd
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Friday, August 1, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman Harry Ogilvie
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Saturday, July 12, 1930
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman James A. Staggs
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Friday, April 20, 1928
Cause: Vehicular assault

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman Gerald D. Pickett
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Thursday, September 24, 1925
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman Ollie D. Thomas
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Thursday, August 20, 1925
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Detective Cornelius J. McCarthy
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Saturday, September 27, 1919
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Chief of Police Charles Chester Jackson
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Monday, December 16, 1918
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Officer George William Mattern
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Friday, April 12, 1918
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Detective Frank Delmege
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Monday, September 20, 1909
Cause: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Special Officer Edward H. "Elijah" Wishart
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, July 1, 1891
Cause: Gunfire


K9 LODDs


Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

K9 Harley
Des Moines Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Cause: Heat exhaustion

Line of Duty Deaths: 24

Automobile crash: 2
Duty related illness: 1
Gunfire: 13
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 1
Motorcycle crash: 2
Vehicular assault: 3

 

By Month

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

 

By Gender

Male: 23
Female: 1

 

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 1

view Heat exhaustion: 1

 

 
 
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