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Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman George Coulter
Louisville Police Department, KY
EOW: Tuesday, August 17, 1858
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Rhode Island Department of Corrections, Rhode Island

Correctional Officer Ernest R. Grossguth
Rhode Island Department of Corrections, RI
EOW: Sunday, March 26, 1995
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Grant County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Special Deputy Sheriff Burke Williams
Grant County Sheriff's Department, IN
EOW: Tuesday, July 17, 1945
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Newton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Obie Talley
Newton County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, August 24, 1929
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

Officer Rexford C. Wright
Montgomery Police Department, AL
EOW: Thursday, August 22, 1929
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Detective James R. Mescall
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Monday, December 3, 1928
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Monte Vista Police Department, Colorado

Night Marshal Clyde Lewis McDonald
Monte Vista Police Department, CO
EOW: Monday, December 12, 1921
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Waller County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Sheriff Lewis Melvin Moore, Jr.
Waller County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, May 8, 1927
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Constable Walter Wren Ball
Stuart Police Department, FL
EOW: Sunday, May 18, 1913
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bellevue Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police Daniel V. Rosemeier
Bellevue Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Friday, July 6, 1934
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Special Officer George Washington Huff
Pittsburgh Railways Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, March 3, 1937
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Constable Jesse Simon Long
Bug Hill Township Constable's Office, NC
EOW: Monday, April 5, 1909
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill
Webster Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Tuesday, May 28, 1901
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

Patrolman John L. Hart
Shreveport Police Department, LA
EOW: Sunday, June 13, 1875
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sheriff Lansford Stallings
Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, AL
EOW: Thursday, December 4, 1845
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Uniontown Police Department, Pennsylvania

Assistant Chief of Police Charles Malik
Uniontown Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, October 1, 1949
Cause of Death: Assault

Virginia Department of Corrections, Virginia

Guard Leonard Otoway Page
Virginia Department of Corrections, VA
EOW: Friday, February 2, 1906
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Latimer County Constable's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Constable Albert Turner
Latimer County Constable's Office, OK
EOW: Friday, June 25, 1909
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Lieutenant Arthur W. Stanley
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Monday, June 25, 1917
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Detective Harry J. Noble
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Wednesday, April 26, 1911
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chicago and Alton Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Bert Zumwalt
Chicago and Alton Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, December 22, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chickasaw Lighthorse Police Department, Tribal Police

Special Agent Robert Patrick Flickinger
Chickasaw Lighthorse Police Department, TR
EOW: Friday, March 7, 2008
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Detective Jack W. Laicy
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Saturday, November 24, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pennsylvania State Constable - Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Constable John Mancos
Pennsylvania State Constable - Allegheny County, PA
EOW: Wednesday, July 22, 1925
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Norfolk and Western Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Night Watchman Thomas Edward Drawbond
Norfolk and Western Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Friday, March 19, 1909
Cause of Death: Gunfire

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,322 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 3
Gunfire: 14
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 2
Stabbed: 1
Struck by train: 1
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By State

Alabama: 2
Colorado: 1
Florida: 1
Illinois: 1
Indiana: 1
Kentucky: 1
Louisiana: 2
North Carolina: 1
Oklahoma: 1
Pennsylvania: 4
Railroad Police: 5
Rhode Island: 1
Texas: 2
Tribal Police: 1
Virginia: 1
 
 
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