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Pennsylvania State Constable - Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Constable John Dando
Pennsylvania State Constable - Schuylkill County, PA
EOW: Thursday, October 13, 1898
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Allison M. Palmer
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, July 28, 2008
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Nicholas G. Finelli
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, June 8, 2013
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Anthony DeJesus
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, May 24, 2013
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective William B. Titus, Jr.
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, August 24, 2003
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Steven Hom
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, October 19, 2013
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Michael R. Henry
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, November 28, 2013
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Sergeant Donald J. O'Leary, Jr.
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Robert Henry Crockett
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Wednesday, May 3, 1905
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Long Beach Police Department, California

Patrolman William H. Waggoner
Long Beach Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, December 18, 1954
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Sergeant Thomas J. Fonte
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Tuesday, October 2, 1990
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Detective William B. Stanton
Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Saturday, September 5, 1908
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lake City Police Department, Tennessee

Police Chief Julius Paul Cruze
Lake City Police Department, TN
EOW: Saturday, October 15, 1960
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff Will Turner
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Saturday, April 27, 1895
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Lieutenant Lloyd Bernard Leaman
Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Wednesday, November 23, 1921
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Detective Benjamin Kohut
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Thursday, April 15, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire

The Belt Railway Company of Chicago Police Department, Railroad Police

Detective Frank McCaskey
The Belt Railway Company of Chicago Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, April 2, 1918
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Detective James Moran
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Sunday, September 7, 1902
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Rogers Park Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Clarence H. Bixler
Rogers Park Police Department, IL
EOW: Wednesday, June 22, 1892
Cause of Death: Gunfire

McAlester Police Department, Oklahoma

Master Patrolman Mitchell DeWayne Weeks
McAlester Police Department, OK
EOW: Friday, January 6, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Captain Albert M. Teeters
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, October 22, 1904
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Ames Police Department, Iowa

Sergeant Howard James Snider
Ames Police Department, IA
EOW: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Cause of Death: Drowned

Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman John Francis Smith
Lynn Police Department, MA
EOW: Sunday, August 19, 1934
Cause of Death: Animal related

Estill County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Henry Thomas Reed
Estill County Sheriff's Department, KY
EOW: Saturday, August 21, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire

South Londonderry Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant Sheryl A. Pierce
South Londonderry Township Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,338 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

9/11 related illness: 7
Animal related: 1
Drowned: 1
Duty related illness: 2
Gunfire: 10
Gunfire (Accidental): 3
Heart attack: 1

 

By State

California: 2
Illinois: 1
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 1
Massachusetts: 1
New York: 7
Oklahoma: 2
Pennsylvania: 3
Railroad Police: 6
Tennessee: 1
 
 
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