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Village Marshal James L. Gardner
Osseo Police Department, MN
EOW: Wednesday, November 1, 1916
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

Mounted Inspector Robert L. Wood
United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US
EOW: Monday, July 31, 1916
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James Edward Graff
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Friday, February 23, 1968
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Policeman John J. Ryan
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, March 22, 1902
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Yonkers Police Department, New York

Lieutenant Daniel Shea
Yonkers Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, April 6, 1926
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Henry C. Westlund
Cook County Highway Police, IL
EOW: Tuesday, October 24, 1922
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Cook County Highway Police, Illinois

Policeman Robert Mann Stafford
Cook County Highway Police, IL
EOW: Sunday, October 15, 1922
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Leon County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Khomas C. Revels
Leon County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Friday, September 18, 1970
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

Patrolman William A. Moore
Richmond Police Department, VA
EOW: Saturday, November 2, 1935
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Constable Samuel L. Queen
Hume Constable's Office, MO
EOW: Friday, November 28, 1913
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pennsylvania State Constable - Washington County, Pennsylvania

Constable Peter J. Kromer
Pennsylvania State Constable - Washington County, PA
EOW: Tuesday, January 19, 1915
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Soren Andersen Sorensen
St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Wednesday, March 20, 1935
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Richmond County Police Department, Georgia

County Policeman Richard Jacob Morgan
Richmond County Police Department, GA
EOW: Monday, September 1, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Sergeant Michael R. Twohig
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Tuesday, November 4, 1930
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Constable Joseph Rigney
Rome Township Constable's Office, OH
EOW: Tuesday, July 29, 1952
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Jesse James Styers
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Sunday, January 13, 1935
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Elmwood Park Police Department, Illinois

Chief of Police Emil H. Johnson
Elmwood Park Police Department, IL
EOW: Sunday, October 5, 1924
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Jersey Shore Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Chief of Police Edward Norton, Jr.
Jersey Shore Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, December 10, 1904
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Mounds Police Department, Illinois

Constable Earl Dixon
Mounds Police Department, IL
EOW: Sunday, August 11, 1935
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Logan County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Frank James Sias
Logan County Sheriff's Office, WV
EOW: Sunday, August 22, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Detective Robert McClain
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Wednesday, August 18, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

Officer David S. Richards
Indianapolis Police Department, IN
EOW: Tuesday, January 3, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Detective Carlton Melvin Pond
Richmond County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Wednesday, April 24, 1957
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Walker County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff Ben F. Barrett
Walker County Sheriff's Office, AL
EOW: Wednesday, July 28, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Garfield County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Sheriff Andrew J. Rock
Garfield County Sheriff's Office, CO
EOW: Friday, July 18, 1884
Cause of Death: Drowned

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,451 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Automobile accident: 1
Drowned: 1
Gunfire: 14
Heart attack: 4
Motorcycle accident: 4
Vehicle pursuit: 1

 

By State

Alabama: 1
Colorado: 1
Florida: 2
Georgia: 2
Illinois: 5
Indiana: 1
Minnesota: 1
Missouri: 1
New York: 1
North Carolina: 1
Ohio: 1
Pennsylvania: 4
Railroad Police: 1
U.S. Government: 1
Virginia: 1
West Virginia: 1
 
 
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