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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 54

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Accidental 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 5
  • Bicycle accident 1
  • Gunfire 25
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 2
  • Heart attack 4
  • Motorcycle crash 6
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by vehicle 3
  • Vehicle pursuit 1
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • California 1
  • Colorado 1
  • Florida 1
  • Georgia 2
  • Illinois 8
  • Indiana 1
  • Kansas 1
  • Kentucky 2
  • Louisiana 2
  • Michigan 3
  • Minnesota 1
  • Mississippi 1
  • Missouri 1
  • New York 5
  • North Carolina 1
  • North Dakota 1
  • Oklahoma 2
  • Pennsylvania 3
  • Puerto Rico 1
  • South Carolina 3
  • Tennessee 3
  • Texas 6
  • U.S. Government 2
  • Virginia 1

Park Ranger Nathaniel R. Lacy

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Thursday, June 23, 1966

Cause: Motorcycle crash