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Officers Killed on This Day in History
New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

Patrolman Horatio Sanger
New York Metropolitan Police Force, NY
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1857
Cause of Death: Assault

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer Franklin Fullum
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1872
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Gadsden Police Department, Alabama

Deputy Marshal D. J. Kinney
Gadsden Police Department, AL
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1888
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Springville Police Department, Utah

Chief of Police Silas E. Clark
Springville Police Department, UT
EOW: Monday, November 22, 1897
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Cincinnati Police Division, Ohio

Patrolman Luther Brooks
Cincinnati Police Division, OH
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1901
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman John Quinn
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1903
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Madison Police Department, Alabama

Constable William A. Russell, Jr.
Madison Police Department, AL
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1903
Cause of Death: Assault

Hancock County Sheriff's Department, Maine

Sheriff John E. Webster
Hancock County Sheriff's Department, ME
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1911
Cause of Death: Drowned

Hancock County Sheriff's Department, Maine

Deputy Sheriff Edwin T. Finn
Hancock County Sheriff's Department, ME
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1911
Cause of Death: Drowned

Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana

Custody Officer Hiram B. McWilliams
Indiana Department of Correction, IN
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1911
Cause of Death: Assault

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania

Detective Sergeant John Grant
Erie Police Department, PA
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1912
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Webster County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

Sheriff Bertie Brixey
Webster County Sheriff's Office, MO
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1914
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Manistique Department of Public Safety, Michigan

Police Officer Ole Arnesen
Manistique Department of Public Safety, MI
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1917
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

Dixon Police Department, California

Constable Dan McKinnon
Dixon Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1918
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Arlington Heights Police Department, Illinois

Policeman Fred John Koerber
Arlington Heights Police Department, IL
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1924
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

St. Helens Police Department, Oregon

Marshal Dale A. Perry
St. Helens Police Department, OR
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1924
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman Frank A. Daszkiewicz
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, November 22, 1926
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Illinois State Police, Illinois

Trooper George E. Wheeler
Illinois State Police, IL
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1927
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Denver Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman Harry R. Ohle
Denver Police Department, CO
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Knott County Constable's Office, Kentucky

Constable Will Thornsberry
Knott County Constable's Office, KY
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Knott County Fiscal Court, Kentucky

Justice of the Peace Andrew Jackson "AJ" Thornsberry
Knott County Fiscal Court, KY
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Newton Police Department, Kansas

Night Police Chief Albert J. DuFriend
Newton Police Department, KS
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1928
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

North Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

Patrolman Frank Nabors
North Little Rock Police Department, AR
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1929
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Patrolman Walter Senk
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1930
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Town of Oyster Bay Police Department, New York

Motorcycle Patrolman David Vernon Naar
Town of Oyster Bay Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1930
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, West Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Myles
Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, WV
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1931
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol Tax Unit, U.S. Government

Investigator Donald C. Cleveland
United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol Tax Unit, US
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1936
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Lead Police Department, South Dakota

Officer Milan Miller
Lead Police Department, SD
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1938
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lexington County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Walton Price
Lexington County Sheriff's Department, SC
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1953
Cause of Death: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert B. Heberlie
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1958
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Waterbury Police Department, Connecticut

Patrol Officer Frank D. Romano
Waterbury Police Department, CT
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1958
Cause of Death: Heart attack

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division, U.S. Government

Investigator James Truett Smith
United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division, US
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1959
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Detective Timothy J. Harnett
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1961
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Dallas Police Department, Texas

Officer J. D. Tippit
Dallas Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1963
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Orlando Police Department, Florida

Patrolman Sidney Crenshaw
Orlando Police Department, FL
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1966
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

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

Military Police Officer Kenneth Wayne McCord
United States Army Military Police Corps, US
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1970
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

Officer Clay Quincy Haywood
Phoenix Police Department, AZ
EOW: Monday, November 22, 1971
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Virginia Department of Corrections, Virginia

Captain Raul M. Monte
Virginia Department of Corrections, VA
EOW: Monday, November 22, 1971
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Miami County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

Sergeant William F. Morris
Miami County Sheriff's Department, OH
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1972
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Greeley Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman Jameson Longworth
Greeley Police Department, CO
EOW: Monday, November 22, 1976
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Longview Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Marshall Jefferson Sowders, Jr.
Longview Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1977
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Hendersonville Police Department, North Carolina

Officer Dennie Quay Enevold
Hendersonville Police Department, NC
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Charles E. Beasley
Detroit Police Department, MI
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1988
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

Trooper Jorge A. Agosto
Connecticut State Police, CT
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1989
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

Officer Philip Michael Pennington
Prince William County Police Department, VA
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1990
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

Officer Delford H. Kay
Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Police Department, TR
EOW: Thursday, November 22, 1990
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Charlotte Police Department, North Carolina

Patrol Officer Eugene A. Griffin
Charlotte Police Department, NC
EOW: Friday, November 22, 1991
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Paramus Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Vincent M. Brock
Paramus Police Department, NJ
EOW: Monday, November 22, 1993
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

Sergeant Henry Joseph "Hank" Daly
Metropolitan Police Department, DC
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1994
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

Special Agent Michael John Miller
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1994
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

Special Agent Martha Dixon Martinez
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 1994
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sullivan County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff Steve N. Mullins
Sullivan County Sheriff's Department, TN
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 1995
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Jorge De Jesus Colon
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 2000
Cause of Death: Gunfire

El Monte Police Department, California

Investigator Donald R. Johnston
El Monte Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, November 22, 2002
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Homeland Security - United States Secret Service, U.S. Government

Special Agent Phillip Charles Lebid
United States Department of Homeland Security - United States Secret Service, US
EOW: Monday, November 22, 2004
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Mexia Independent School District Police Department, Texas

Sergeant Michael Scott Neal
Mexia Independent School District Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Uintah County Sheriff's Office, Utah

Detective Kevin Shumway Orr
Uintah County Sheriff's Office, UT
EOW: Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Hollywood Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Alex Del Rio
Hollywood Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 2008
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Sergeant Alex W. Baez
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 2008
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

This Day in History

 

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 60

9/11 related illness: 1
Aircraft accident: 1
Assault: 3
Automobile accident: 7
Drowned: 2
Duty related illness: 2
Fire: 1
Gunfire: 27
Gunfire (Accidental): 4
Heart attack: 2
Motorcycle accident: 5
Struck by vehicle: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 1
Vehicular assault: 3

 

By State

Alabama: 2
Arizona: 1
Arkansas: 1
California: 4
Colorado: 2
Connecticut: 2
District of Columbia: 1
Florida: 2
Illinois: 3
Indiana: 1
Iowa: 1
Kansas: 1
Kentucky: 2
Maine: 2
Maryland: 1
Michigan: 2
Missouri: 1
New Jersey: 1
New York: 5
North Carolina: 2
Ohio: 2
Oregon: 1
Pennsylvania: 1
Puerto Rico: 1
South Carolina: 1
South Dakota: 1
Tennessee: 1
Texas: 3
Tribal Police: 1
U.S. Government: 6
Utah: 2
Virginia: 2
West Virginia: 1
 
 
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