End of Watch Report: April 2018

In April 2018, thirteen officers died in the line of duty in the United States.  Of those thirteen, six deaths were auto-related (five automobile crashes and one vehicular assault, six deaths were due to gunfire, and one was the result of a heart attack.

The total number of line of duty deaths (LODDs) in the United States at the end of April stands at 48 officers, about 2% fewer than this time last year.

The Officer Down Memorial Page extends our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and agencies who lost a loved on to a line of duty death in April 2018.

Please take a moment to read their memorials and remember the fallen:


Corporal Dale Shannon Hallman
Saluda County Sheriff's Office (SC)








Police Officer Keith O'Neal Earle
Huntsville Police Department (AL)








Patrolman Kevin F. Crossley
Whitesboro Police Department (NY)








Sergeant Sean McNamee Gannon
Yarmouth Police Department (MA)








Sergeant Noel Ramirez
Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office (FL)








Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey
Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office (FL)








Detective Sergeant Brian Scott Cuscino
New Castle Police Department (PA)








Deputy Sheriff Casey L. Shoemate
Miller County Sheriff's Office (MO)








Police Officer Tamby Yagan
Paterson Police Department (NJ)








Corporal Eugene Cole
Somerset County Sheriff's Office (ME)








Police Officer Rogelio Santander, Jr. 
Dallas Police Department (TX)








Police Officer Jesus "Chuy" Cordova
Nogales Police Department (AZ)








Police Officer Charles Whites
Round Rock Police Department (TX)










Click here to view all reports.

 
 
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