Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 97

  • 9/11 related illness 3
  • Aircraft accident 7
  • Automobile crash 6
  • COVID19 2
  • Drowned 4
  • Exposure to toxins 1
  • Gunfire 53
  • Motorcycle crash 6
  • Stabbed 4
  • Struck by vehicle 3
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 5

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • American Samoa 1
  • Arizona 1
  • Arkansas 2
  • California 4
  • Colorado 2
  • District of Columbia 2
  • Florida 3
  • Georgia 2
  • Guam 1
  • Hawaii 3
  • Illinois 9
  • Indiana 1
  • Iowa 1
  • Kansas 2
  • Kentucky 2
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maryland 2
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Michigan 1
  • Minnesota 1
  • Mississippi 2
  • Missouri 1
  • Montana 1
  • New Jersey 3
  • New York 9
  • North Carolina 3
  • Ohio 2
  • Oklahoma 2
  • Pennsylvania 2
  • Puerto Rico 3
  • South Carolina 3
  • Tennessee 1
  • Texas 5
  • U.S. Government 6
  • Utah 2
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 3
  • West Virginia 1
  • Wisconsin 3
  • Wyoming 1

Constable John Mancos

Pennsylvania State Constable - Allegheny County, PA

EOW: Wednesday, July 22, 1925

Cause: Stabbed

Guard William M. Rader

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, TX

EOW: Thursday, July 22, 1926

Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Patrick F. Quinn

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department, NJ

EOW: Saturday, July 22, 1933

Cause: Struck by vehicle