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Northern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Policeman Paul Gleason Montgomery
Northern Pacific Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, October 3, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Ramsey D. Blackburn
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Wednesday, January 2, 1907
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Phoenix Police Department, Illinois

Special Police Officer Joseph Eonikos
Phoenix Police Department, IL
EOW: Sunday, April 6, 1913
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Thomas P. Griffin
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Police Department, RR
EOW: Thursday, November 15, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cheshire County Sheriff's Office, New Hampshire

Deputy Sheriff John Stratton Walker, Sr.
Cheshire County Sheriff's Office, NH
EOW: Thursday, April 22, 1886
Cause of Death: Assault

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Special Deputy Samuel John Mautz
Franklin County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Monday, July 11, 1921
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sacramento Police Department, California

Police Officer Frank A. Lungershausen
Sacramento Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, December 27, 1935
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Constable John Nimrod Ferguson
Union Parish Ward 8 Constable's Office, LA
EOW: Friday, December 16, 1887
Cause of Death: Gunfire

State College Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Matthew Arnold Seckinger
State College Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, April 10, 1968
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina

Wildlife Agent Grover Cleveland Quinn, Jr.
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, NC
EOW: Friday, March 25, 1949
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina

Game Protector Amos Monroe Boudreaux
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, NC
EOW: Tuesday, April 10, 1962
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Detective Albert Schmittker
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Friday, March 30, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Buffalo Police Department, New York

Patrolman George W. Thomas
Buffalo Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, October 10, 1909
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Grantsville Police Department, Utah

Posseman Festus Sprague
Grantsville Police Department, UT
EOW: Tuesday, May 3, 1870
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Everett Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police Lloyd Elwood Yoder
Everett Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, February 19, 1942
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Buffalo Police Department, New York

Patrolman Simon J. Callinan
Buffalo Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, October 25, 1909
Cause of Death: Struck by train

San Juan County Sheriff's Department, Utah

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Mentril Hall
San Juan County Sheriff's Department, UT
EOW: Friday, August 20, 1965
Cause of Death: Heart attack

New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York

Patrolman William F. Cullen
New York City Board of Water Supply Police, NY
EOW: Sunday, January 9, 1916
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

West Virginia Department of Prohibition, West Virginia

Prohibition Officer Ell Watkins
West Virginia Department of Prohibition, WV
EOW: Monday, June 27, 1932
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tarentum Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Constable Samuel Norman
Tarentum Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, July 26, 1877
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Dickenson County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Liberty Allen Turner
Dickenson County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Thursday, October 20, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Special Deputy Marshal Christopher Keenan
United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US
EOW: Sunday, November 9, 1913
Cause of Death: Boating accident

Chester Police Department, South Carolina

Police Officer W. A. R. Wilson
Chester Police Department, SC
EOW: Saturday, May 9, 1891
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Robert Kaminski
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Peter O. Rodriguez
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, February 12, 2012
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,531 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

9/11 related illness: 2
Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 2
Boating accident: 1
Duty related illness: 1
Gunfire: 12
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 2
Motorcycle accident: 2
Struck by train: 1

 

By State

California: 1
Illinois: 1
Louisiana: 1
New Hampshire: 1
New York: 5
North Carolina: 2
Ohio: 1
Pennsylvania: 3
Railroad Police: 4
South Carolina: 1
U.S. Government: 1
Utah: 2
Virginia: 1
West Virginia: 1
 
 
All 2016 Deaths