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Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman Frank Williams
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Friday, March 27, 1891
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Woodlawn Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police Peter Milligan
Woodlawn Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, July 19, 1925
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Beaver Falls Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police William Thomas Tully
Beaver Falls Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, August 27, 1918
Cause of Death: Fall

Fort Smith Police Department, Arkansas

Chief of Police Michael Baer
Fort Smith Police Department, AR
EOW: Wednesday, May 26, 1869
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Rutherford County Police Department, North Carolina

Rural Police Officer James Reuben Lee
Rutherford County Police Department, NC
EOW: Sunday, August 26, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Fremont County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

Deputy Sheriff John Ormsby
Fremont County Sheriff's Department, IA
EOW: Tuesday, July 10, 1866
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective Gerard W. Traynor
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, June 21, 1987
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer Robert M. Hurley
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Wednesday, March 28, 1973
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Stamford Police Department, Connecticut

Police Officer Marcia Lynn Stella
Stamford Police Department, CT
EOW: Sunday, February 3, 2008
Cause of Death: Assault

Pawtucket Police Department, Rhode Island

Special Officer David B. Burns
Pawtucket Police Department, RI
EOW: Tuesday, August 18, 1925
Cause of Death: Drowned

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Robert W. Dooley
Detroit Police Department, MI
EOW: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Guin Police Department, Alabama

Town Marshal William A. Hendon
Guin Police Department, AL
EOW: Monday, December 1, 1890
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Park Ranger Kenneth Meenan
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Sunday, August 5, 1934
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

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

Park Ranger Nathaniel R. Lacy
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Thursday, June 23, 1966
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

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

Park Ranger Ronald V. Trussell
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 1973
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

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

Park Ranger Robert D. Metherell
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 1973
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy Marshal John Kavanaugh
United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US
EOW: Monday, October 21, 1918
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Ullin Police Department, Illinois

Constable Robert G. Chastain
Ullin Police Department, IL
EOW: Saturday, August 19, 1911
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ullin Police Department, Illinois

Constable S. D. Diedrick
Ullin Police Department, IL
EOW: Tuesday, May 25, 1897
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Akron Police Department, Ohio

Reserve Officer Harold L. Wintrow
Akron Police Department, OH
EOW: Friday, August 27, 1993
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Grant County Sheriff's Department, Oklahoma

Deputy Sergeant George Smith
Grant County Sheriff's Department, OK
EOW: Sunday, May 26, 1901
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Whitley County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff John H. Mays
Whitley County Sheriff's Department, KY
EOW: Saturday, September 2, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Faribault Police Department, Minnesota

Chief of Police David J. Shipley
Faribault Police Department, MN
EOW: Monday, January 8, 1883
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Faribault Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer Louis Joachim
Faribault Police Department, MN
EOW: Monday, May 6, 1895
Cause of Death: Animal related

Falls City Police Department, Nebraska

Policeman Benjamin F. Stump
Falls City Police Department, NE
EOW: Wednesday, August 16, 1899
Cause of Death: Gunfire

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1219 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Aircraft accident: 2
Animal related: 1
Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 1
Drowned: 1
Duty related illness: 2
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 12
Heart attack: 2
Motorcycle accident: 2

 

By State

Alabama: 1
Arkansas: 1
Connecticut: 1
Illinois: 3
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 1
Maryland: 1
Michigan: 1
Minnesota: 2
Nebraska: 1
North Carolina: 1
Ohio: 1
Oklahoma: 1
Pennsylvania: 3
Rhode Island: 1
U.S. Government: 5
 
 
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