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Loyal Constable's Office, North Dakota

Constable Sam Douglass
Loyal Constable's Office, ND
EOW: Saturday, October 27, 1917
Cause of Death: Gunfire

South Carolina State Constable, South Carolina

State Constable J. B. Amaker
South Carolina State Constable, SC
EOW: Wednesday, July 6, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff Charlie William Monroe Gaines
Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office, TN
EOW: Saturday, January 24, 1942
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff John Adam Myers
Neshoba County Sheriff's Office, MS
EOW: Friday, October 7, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

Park Ranger James Donald Vaughn
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Saturday, April 26, 1958
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Athens Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles Eugene Connor
Athens Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, July 8, 1939
Cause of Death: Assault

Patrolman James Golden
Dunmore Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, August 15, 1900
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lamar County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sheriff Lorie James Mangham, Sr.
Lamar County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Friday, December 25, 1936
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Covington Police Department, Tennessee

Sergeant John Wayne DeLashmit
Covington Police Department, TN
EOW: Monday, November 4, 1991
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Portsmouth Police Department, Virginia

Detective Garland Lindwood Joyner, Jr.
Portsmouth Police Department, VA
EOW: Sunday, March 18, 1984
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Germantown Police Department, Ohio

Sergeant Robert Gene Woods
Germantown Police Department, OH
EOW: Saturday, July 17, 1976
Cause of Death: Heart attack

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

Correctional Officer Keith DeCarlo Smith
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, NC
EOW: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Accidental

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Sergeant Inspector Warren Wayte Watts
Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, CO
EOW: Saturday, June 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Boone Police Department, North Carolina

Master Police Officer John William Knapp, Jr.
Boone Police Department, NC
EOW: Thursday, March 4, 1999
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas

Technical Trooper Kent Eugene Newport
Kansas Highway Patrol, KS
EOW: Monday, October 27, 2014
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation, Pennsylvania

Ranger Stanley E. Flynn, Sr.
Bucks County Department of Parks and Recreation, PA
EOW: Wednesday, June 9, 1993
Cause of Death: Heart attack

South Gate Police Department, California

Motorcycle Officer Marlyn F. Reed
South Gate Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, April 22, 1928
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

South Gate Police Department, California

Jailer William Sickler
South Gate Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, June 21, 1925
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Pasadena Police Department, California

Police Officer Clarence E. Peck
Pasadena Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, August 4, 1911
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Railroad Detective Anton Wopat
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, April 17, 1906
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman Jose A. Maceira
Boston Police Department, MA
EOW: Sunday, May 1, 1977
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Detective Cleveland Kemp
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Sunday, June 7, 1914
Cause of Death: Assault

Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Dillard M. Zachary
Chicago and Illinois Midland Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Sunday, December 23, 1934
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Swissvale Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Patrick Rodgers
Swissvale Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, February 8, 1908
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Swissvale Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Auxiliary Police Officer Lee Finley Mortimer
Swissvale Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, December 23, 1957
Cause of Death: Heart attack

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,484 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Accidental: 1
Assault: 2
Automobile accident: 1
Gunfire: 8
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 7
Motorcycle accident: 1
Struck by train: 2
Vehicle pursuit: 1
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By State

California: 3
Colorado: 1
Georgia: 1
Kansas: 1
Massachusetts: 1
Mississippi: 1
North Carolina: 2
North Dakota: 1
Ohio: 1
Pennsylvania: 5
Railroad Police: 3
South Carolina: 1
Tennessee: 2
U.S. Government: 1
Virginia: 1
 
 
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