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Recent Historical Additions

Billerica Police Department, Massachusetts

Special Police Officer Cassius W. White
Billerica Police Department, MA
EOW: Sunday, August 23, 1936
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John Graham Kelty
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, January 11, 1903
Cause of Death: Train accident

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman Martin Roth
Louisville Police Department, KY
EOW: Monday, October 29, 1877
Cause of Death: Assault

Sumter Police Department, South Carolina

Policeman William Alvah Clyde
Sumter Police Department, SC
EOW: Tuesday, January 21, 1908
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Squire Hagy
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Saturday, August 27, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Samuel Adair
St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Wednesday, May 3, 1922
Cause of Death: Struck by train

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Officer Charles E. Chitwood
St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Monday, July 26, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Boss Huffman
St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Tuesday, March 12, 1918
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Dolie C. Harmon
Johnson County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Tuesday, December 23, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Etna Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James Frank Lewis
Etna Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, May 9, 1921
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Sheriff William Fountain Beattie
Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, AR
EOW: Thursday, April 21, 1881
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Edward O'Dwyer
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, July 5, 1881
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John A. Weimar
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, August 24, 1874
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Braddock Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John F. Podowski
Braddock Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, April 5, 1931
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Braddock Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Charles Wilson Hanson
Braddock Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, April 9, 1925
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Uniontown Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Joseph T. Hackney
Uniontown Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, November 6, 1884
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Osceola Police Department, Iowa

Night Marshal R. L. "Dick" Eggleston
Osceola Police Department, IA
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1917
Cause of Death: Fire

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Beverly Gerome McCowan
Floyd County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Sunday, March 29, 1914
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lee County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Timothy McQuinn
Lee County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Sunday, April 27, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Gurdon Police Department, Arkansas

Marshal Robert C. Tyson
Gurdon Police Department, AR
EOW: Thursday, May 26, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Perry County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Richard J. Crawford
Perry County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Friday, August 4, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Night Marshal Floyd Hensley
Beattyville Police Department, KY
EOW: Monday, December 18, 1933
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

Trooper Michael Allyn Paris
Ohio State Highway Patrol, OH
EOW: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Ludowici Police Department, Georgia

Marshal James M. McDaniel
Ludowici Police Department, GA
EOW: Sunday, January 27, 1924
Cause of Death: Assault

Whitley County Constable's Office, Kentucky

Constable Elijah Baker
Whitley County Constable's Office, KY
EOW: Saturday, November 29, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1256 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Assault: 2
Fire: 1
Gunfire: 13
Heart attack: 1
Motorcycle accident: 1
Stabbed: 1
Struck by train: 2
Struck by vehicle: 2
Train accident: 1
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By State

Arkansas: 2
Georgia: 1
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 7
Massachusetts: 1
Ohio: 1
Pennsylvania: 7
Railroad Police: 3
South Carolina: 1
Virginia: 1
 
 
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