Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,434 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Accidental 1
  • Assault 3
  • Automobile crash 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Gunfire 13
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 2
  • Arkansas 2
  • Illinois 1
  • Michigan 1
  • Mississippi 2
  • Missouri 1
  • New Jersey 1
  • New Mexico 3
  • Ohio 2
  • South Carolina 4
  • Tennessee 4
  • U.S. Government 2

Patrolman John S. Selock

Grosse Pointe Park Department of Public Safety, MI

EOW: Monday, October 6, 1924

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Sergeant Michael Anthony Brennan

United States Department of Defense - Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Police Department, US

EOW: Wednesday, May 27, 1987

Cause: Gunfire