Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 87

  • Assault 3
  • Automobile crash 5
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 55
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 5
  • Stabbed 4
  • Struck by vehicle 5
  • Unidentified 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 3

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 3
  • Alaska 1
  • Arizona 2
  • Arkansas 1
  • California 9
  • Colorado 1
  • District of Columbia 2
  • Florida 6
  • Georgia 1
  • Illinois 3
  • Indiana 2
  • Louisiana 2
  • Maine 2
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 5
  • Michigan 3
  • Mississippi 3
  • Missouri 2
  • New York 1
  • North Carolina 5
  • Ohio 4
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 1
  • Puerto Rico 6
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 6
  • Texas 4
  • U.S. Government 7
  • Virginia 1
  • Wisconsin 1

Inspector P. H. Bema

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 1, 1947

Cause: Gunfire

Customs Agent Joseph Monohan

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 1, 1975

Cause: Unidentified

Customs Agent William Halley

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 1, 1975

Cause: Unidentified

Trooper Billy Jack Zachary

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX

EOW: Sunday, January 1, 2006

Cause: Struck by vehicle