Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,794 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • 9/11 related illness 5
  • Assault 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 10
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 1
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Struck by train 2
  • Vehicular assault 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Colorado 1
  • Connecticut 1
  • Kentucky 11
  • Michigan 1
  • New York 6
  • North Carolina 1
  • Oregon 1
  • Railroad Police 1
  • U.S. Government 1
  • Virginia 1

Detective Martin A. Sieber

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Friday, October 11, 1929

Cause: Struck by train

Officer Dwight Bernard Blackman, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, US

EOW: Friday, August 7, 2015

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Constable John Cole

Estill County Constable's Office, KY

EOW: Monday, April 30, 1923

Cause: Gunfire