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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

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman Joseph Boyle
Louisville Police Department, KY
EOW: Friday, October 7, 1887
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Policeman William C. Downing
Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, January 29, 1901
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Missouri Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Byron Jasper Gordon
Missouri Pacific Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Monday, February 9, 1931
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Edgewood Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police John Lewis Nye
Edgewood Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, November 5, 1928
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Exeter Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police George Dworski
Exeter Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, October 15, 1918
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Oil City Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant Walter A. Powell
Oil City Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, October 24, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Monongahela City Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman Isiah "Zed" Haywood
Monongahela City Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, January 29, 1907
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Farrell City Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman Joseph Gioia
Farrell City Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, June 21, 1922
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Yancey County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff William Erastus "Bud" Tow
Yancey County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Thursday, June 13, 1940
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman James M. Maher
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, November 14, 1896
Cause of Death: Animal related

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

Corporal Milton R. Tucker
United States Army Military Police Corps, US
EOW: Tuesday, August 16, 1955
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Richard "Dick" Roach
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Saturday, August 22, 1874
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Hot Springs Police Department, North Carolina

Policeman Charles Hartsell Smelser
Hot Springs Police Department, NC
EOW: Sunday, April 1, 1900
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Escambia County District One Constable's Office, Florida

Constable Mallory Williams
Escambia County District One Constable's Office, FL
EOW: Sunday, May 4, 1941
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Mobile and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Officer James W. Brown
Mobile and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, October 29, 1901
Cause of Death: Gunfire

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1235 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Animal related: 1
Automobile accident: 1
Duty related illness: 1
Gunfire: 13
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 1
Motorcycle accident: 3
Struck by vehicle: 2
Vehicle pursuit: 1

 

By State

California: 1
Florida: 2
Kentucky: 5
New Jersey: 1
New Mexico: 1
North Carolina: 4
Pennsylvania: 7
Railroad Police: 3
U.S. Government: 1
 
 
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