Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 51

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 3
  • Gunfire 30
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 3
  • Motorcycle crash 4
  • Stabbed 1
  • Struck by streetcar 1
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 3

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Arkansas 2
  • California 6
  • Colorado 2
  • District of Columbia 2
  • Florida 3
  • Georgia 4
  • Illinois 3
  • Indiana 1
  • Kansas 1
  • Kentucky 1
  • Louisiana 1
  • Michigan 1
  • Mississippi 3
  • Missouri 1
  • New York 4
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Oregon 1
  • Pennsylvania 1
  • Puerto Rico 3
  • Tennessee 3
  • Texas 5
  • U.S. Government 1

Sheriff Charles Bell

Brown County Sheriff's Department, TX

EOW: Wednesday, March 23, 1898

Cause: Gunfire

Investigator William Henry Stuart

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division, US

EOW: Tuesday, March 23, 1954

Cause: Gunfire

Trooper Steven K. Gardner

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Friday, March 23, 1984

Cause: Gunfire