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Recent Historical Additions

Etna Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James F. Lewis
Etna Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, May 9, 1921
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Sheriff William Fountain Beattie
Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, AR
EOW: Thursday, April 21, 1881
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Edward O'Dwyer
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, July 5, 1881
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John A. Weimar
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, August 24, 1874
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Braddock Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John F. Podowski
Braddock Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, April 5, 1931
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Braddock Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles Hanson
Braddock Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, April 9, 1925
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Uniontown Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Joseph T. Hackney
Uniontown Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, November 6, 1884
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Osceola Police Department, Iowa

Night Marshal R. L. "Dick" Eggleston
Osceola Police Department, IA
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1917
Cause of Death: Fire

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Beverly Gerome McCowan
Floyd County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Sunday, March 29, 1914
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lee County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Timothy McQuinn
Lee County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Sunday, April 27, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Gurdon Police Department, Arkansas

Marshal Robert C. Tyson
Gurdon Police Department, AR
EOW: Thursday, May 26, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Richard J. Crawford
Perry County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Friday, August 4, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Night Marshal Floyd Hensley
Beattyville Police Department, KY
EOW: Monday, December 18, 1933
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

Trooper Michael Allyn Paris
Ohio State Highway Patrol, OH
EOW: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Marshal James M. McDaniel
Ludowici Police Department, GA
EOW: Sunday, January 27, 1924
Cause of Death: Assault

Whitley County Constable's Office, Kentucky

Constable Elijah Baker
Whitley County Constable's Office, KY
EOW: Saturday, November 29, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Clinton County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Lewis C. Story
Clinton County Sheriff's Department, KY
EOW: Wednesday, October 27, 1869
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Jefferson County Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman Fielding Collins
Jefferson County Police Department, KY
EOW: Tuesday, August 23, 1932
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Hudson County Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Frank W. Drewes, Jr.
Hudson County Police Department, NJ
EOW: Wednesday, October 4, 1933
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Donora Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman Isaac Johnson
Donora Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, November 10, 1903
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Laurel County Constable's Office, Kentucky

Constable Elmer Doane
Laurel County Constable's Office, KY
EOW: Thursday, April 25, 1940
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Santa Fe Police Department, New Mexico

City Marshal Apolonio Pino
Santa Fe Police Department, NM
EOW: Sunday, March 12, 1933
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Needles Police Department, California

Police Officer Harry Samuel Thompson
Needles Police Department, CA
EOW: Monday, June 10, 1935
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mooresville Police Department, North Carolina

Chief of Police James Earl Rimmer
Mooresville Police Department, NC
EOW: Wednesday, December 7, 1938
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Boonville Police Department, North Carolina

Constable Arthur D. Matthews
Boonville Police Department, NC
EOW: Saturday, October 22, 1938
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1248 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 1
Fire: 1
Gunfire: 14
Heart attack: 1
Motorcycle accident: 2
Stabbed: 1
Struck by vehicle: 3
Vehicle pursuit: 1

 

By State

Arkansas: 2
California: 1
Georgia: 1
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 8
New Jersey: 1
New Mexico: 1
North Carolina: 2
Ohio: 1
Pennsylvania: 7
 
 
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