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Honoring Officers Killed in 2017
North Las Vegas Police Department, Nevada

Detective Chad William Parque
North Las Vegas Police Department, NV
EOW: Saturday, January 7, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma

Corporal Stephen Jenkins
Oklahoma Department of Corrections, OK
EOW: Saturday, January 7, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Orlando Police Department, Florida

Lieutenant Debra Clayton
Orlando Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, January 9, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy First Class Norman Lewis
Orange County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Monday, January 9, 2017
Cause of Death: Motorcycle crash

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Steven McDonald
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Kalama Police Department, Washington

Chief of Police Randy Gibson
Kalama Police Department, WA
EOW: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Lea County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

Sheriff Stephen Lawrence Ackerman
Lea County Sheriff's Office, NM
EOW: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Little Elm Police Department, Texas

Detective Jerry Ronald Walker
Little Elm Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Rolette County Sheriff's Office, North Dakota

Deputy Sheriff Colt Eugene Allery
Rolette County Sheriff's Office, ND
EOW: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bloomingdale Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Raymond Murrell
Bloomingdale Police Department, IL
EOW: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Redwood City Police Department, California

Police Officer Gerardo Silva
Redwood City Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, January 20, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Westwego Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Michael D. Louviere
Westwego Police Department, LA
EOW: Friday, January 20, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer David J. Fahey, Jr.
Cleveland Police Department, OH
EOW: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Sac and Fox Nation Police Department, Tribal Police

Police Officer Nathan B. Graves
Sac and Fox Nation Police Department, TR
EOW: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

New York City Police Department, New York

Deputy Chief James G. Molloy
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, January 30, 2017
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware

Lieutenant Steven Floyd
Delaware Department of Correction, DE
EOW: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Cause of Death: Assault

Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer Eric Wayne Mumaw
Metro Nashville Police Department, TN
EOW: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Cause of Death: Drowned

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sergeant Gregory Michael Meagher
Richmond County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Sunday, February 5, 2017
Cause of Death: Exposure to toxins

United States Department of Transportation - Office of Inspector General, U.S. Government

Special Agent David John Hoefler
United States Department of Transportation - Office of Inspector General, US
EOW: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Goldsboro Police Department, North Carolina

Major Jay R. Memmelaar, Jr.
Goldsboro Police Department, NC
EOW: Thursday, February 16, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

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

Special Agent Rickey O'Donald
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US
EOW: Friday, February 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Whittier Police Department, California

Police Officer Keith Wayne Boyer
Whittier Police Department, CA
EOW: Monday, February 20, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Lucas F. Chellew
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Alameda County Sheriff's Office, California

Deputy Sheriff Michael Robert Foley
Alameda County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Michael Butler
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Greene County Sheriff's Office, New York

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Michael Haverly
Greene County Sheriff's Office, NY
EOW: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett
Carroll County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

Police Officer Houston James Largo
Navajo Division of Public Safety, TR
EOW: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Michael Hance
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

New York State Police, New York

Trooper Brian S. Falb
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Monday, March 13, 2017
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Sergeant Shawn T. Anderson
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Everest Metropolitan Police Department, Wisconsin

Detective Jason T. Weiland
Everest Metropolitan Police Department, WI
EOW: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Omaha Nation Law Enforcement Services, Tribal Police

Sergeant Curtis Blackbird
Omaha Nation Law Enforcement Services, TR
EOW: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Tecumseh Police Department, Oklahoma

Police Officer Justin M. Terney
Tecumseh Police Department, OK
EOW: Monday, March 27, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer Nicholas Aniceto Rodman
Louisville Metro Police Department, KY
EOW: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

Assistant Chief Deputy Clinton Greenwood
Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, TX
EOW: Monday, April 3, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Barry County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

Master Sergeant Carl T. Cosper
Barry County Sheriff's Office, MO
EOW: Friday, April 7, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff Levi Pettway
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, AL
EOW: Monday, April 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin

Trooper Anthony J. Borostowski
Wisconsin State Patrol, WI
EOW: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Spartanburg Police Department, South Carolina

Master Police Officer Jason G. Harris
Spartanburg Police Department, SC
EOW: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Motorcycle crash

Logan County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff David Wade
Logan County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Benjamín De los Santos-Barbosa
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Delaware State Police, Delaware

Corporal Stephen J. Ballard
Delaware State Police, DE
EOW: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

Sergeant Meggan Lee Callahan
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, NC
EOW: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Cause of Death: Assault

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Justin L. Beard
Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

Deputy Sheriff Mark Burbridge
Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office, IA
EOW: Monday, May 1, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Maury County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Tennyson
Maury County Sheriff's Department, TN
EOW: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Norton Shores Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Jonathan Ginka
Norton Shores Police Department, MI
EOW: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Yell County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Lieutenant Kevin Clyde Mainhart
Yell County Sheriff's Department, AR
EOW: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Kirkersville Police Department, Ohio

Chief of Police Steven Eric DiSario
Kirkersville Police Department, OH
EOW: Friday, May 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Jason Garner
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Broadwater County Sheriff's Office, Montana

Deputy Sheriff Mason Moore
Broadwater County Sheriff's Office, MT
EOW: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff William Durr
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, MS
EOW: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Virginia State Police, Virginia

Special Agent Michael T. Walter
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bluefield Police Department, West Virginia

Lieutenant Aaron Lloyd Crook
Bluefield Police Department, WV
EOW: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Devin Hodges
Anderson County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Cause of Death: Boating accident

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement, Florida

Officer Joshua Sanchez Montaad
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement, FL
EOW: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Fryeburg Police Department, Maine

Police Officer Nathan Michael Desjardins
Fryeburg Police Department, ME
EOW: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Boating accident

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Officer Shana Tedder
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Friday, June 9, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Newport Police Department, Arkansas

Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford
Newport Police Department, AR
EOW: Monday, June 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Sergeant Christopher Monica
Georgia Department of Corrections, GA
EOW: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Sergeant Curtis Billue
Georgia Department of Corrections, GA
EOW: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Master Sergeant William Trampas Bishop
Florida Highway Patrol, FL
EOW: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Escambia County Department of Corrections, Florida

Correctional Officer Joe William Heddy, Jr.
Escambia County Department of Corrections, FL
EOW: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Illinois State Police, Illinois

Trooper Ryan Matthew Albin
Illinois State Police, IL
EOW: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Miguel I. Moreno
San Antonio Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, June 30, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Northville Police Department, New York

Police Officer Robert J. Johnson
Northville Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Miosotis Familia
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York State Police, New York

Trooper Joel R. Davis
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Trooper Michael Paul Stewart, III
Pennsylvania State Police, PA
EOW: Friday, July 14, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

Lieutenant Donald Heath Meyer
Oklahoma Highway Patrol, OK
EOW: Monday, July 24, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Southport Police Department, Indiana

Lieutenant Aaron W. Allan
Southport Police Department, IN
EOW: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Yoakum County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Jason Fann
Yoakum County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Saturday, August 5, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Clinton Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer Gary Lee Michael, Jr.
Clinton Police Department, MO
EOW: Sunday, August 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Abilene Police Department, Texas

Detective Elise Ybarra
Abilene Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, August 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

West Texas A&M University Police Department, Texas

Corporal Monty D. Platt
West Texas A&M University Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Cause of Death: Animal related

Virginia State Police, Virginia

Lieutenant Pilot Henry John "Jay" Cullen, III
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper Pilot Berke M. M. Bates
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Quitman County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff James E. Clark
Quitman County Sheriff's Office, MS
EOW: Sunday, August 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Puerto Rico

Correctional Officer David Torres-Chaparro
Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, PR
EOW: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Kissimmee Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Matthew Scott Baxter
Kissimmee Police Department, FL
EOW: Friday, August 18, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Kissimmee Police Department, Florida

Sergeant Richard Samuel Howard
Kissimmee Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, August 19, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lake County Sheriff's Office, California

Deputy Sheriff Robert Rumfelt
Lake County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Drew County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff Timothy Braden
Drew County Sheriff's Office, AR
EOW: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Houston Police Department, Texas

Sergeant Steve Perez
Houston Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Cause of Death: Drowned

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Robert French
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Dover Police Department, Delaware

Corporal Thomas Hannon
Dover Police Department, DE
EOW: Friday, September 1, 2017
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Bernie Domagala
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tarrant County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

Deputy Constable Mark Diebold
Tarrant County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, TX
EOW: Thursday, September 7, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Wayzata Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer William Mathews
Wayzata Police Department, MN
EOW: Friday, September 8, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

Sergeant Joseph Ossman
Florida Department of Corrections, FL
EOW: Sunday, September 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Hardee County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges
Hardee County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Sunday, September 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Roberto Medina-Mariani
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, September 11, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Metropolitan Transit Authority Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Elias Martinez, Jr.
Metropolitan Transit Authority Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, September 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Motorcycle crash

Michigan State Police, Michigan

Trooper Timothy O'Neill
Michigan State Police, MI
EOW: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Cause of Death: Motorcycle crash

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Ángel Lorenzo-González
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Cause of Death: Drowned

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Héctor Matías-Torres
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Cause of Death: Drowned

Polk County Police Department, Georgia

Detective Kristen Hearne
Polk County Police Department, GA
EOW: Friday, September 29, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lafayette Police Department, Louisiana

Corporal Michael Paul Middlebrook
Lafayette Police Department, LA
EOW: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

Police Officer Charleston V. Hartfield
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, NV
EOW: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Texas Tech University Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Floyd East, Jr.
Texas Tech University Police Department, TX
EOW: Monday, October 9, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Christiana Care Health System Department of Public Safety, Delaware

Sergeant Michael Shannon Robinson
Christiana Care Health System Department of Public Safety, DE
EOW: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

Correctional Officer Justin James Smith
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, NC
EOW: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Assault

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, NC
EOW: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Assault

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Marcus Anthony McNeil
New Orleans Police Department, LA
EOW: Friday, October 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Buffalo Police Department, New York

Police Officer Craig E. Lehner
Buffalo Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, October 13, 2017
Cause of Death: Drowned

Girard Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Justin A. Leo
Girard Police Department, OH
EOW: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

Trooper Daniel Keith Rebman, Jr.
South Carolina Highway Patrol, SC
EOW: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, North Carolina

Correctional Officer Wendy Shannon
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons, NC
EOW: Monday, October 30, 2017
Cause of Death: Assault

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff James Martin Wallace
Richmond County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Senior Trooper Thomas Patrick Nipper
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Cause of Death: Automobile crash

Rockford Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Jaimie Cox
Rockford Police Department, IL
EOW: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Detective Sean Suiter
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Kensington Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Brian David Shaw
New Kensington Police Department, PA
EOW: Friday, November 17, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Cause of Death: Unidentified


Forest Lake Police Department, Minnesota

K9 Ranger
Forest Lake Police Department, MN
EOW: Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

K9 Rooster
Wichita Police Department, KS
EOW: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Crowley Police Department, Louisiana

K9 Roscoe
Crowley Police Department, LA
EOW: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Alaska State Troopers, Alaska

K9 Rico
Alaska State Troopers, AK
EOW: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Jasper County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

K9 Doki
Jasper County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Houston County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

K9 Kyro
Houston County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Sebastian Police Department, Florida

K9 Diesel
Sebastian Police Department, FL
EOW: Friday, April 28, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

K9 Freckles
Florida Department of Corrections, FL
EOW: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Forest Preserves of Cook County Department of Law Enforcement, Illinois

K9 Drago
Forest Preserves of Cook County Department of Law Enforcement, IL
EOW: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

K9 Aron
Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department, MS
EOW: Sunday, July 2, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Cache County Sheriff's Office, Utah

K9 Endy
Cache County Sheriff's Office, UT
EOW: Monday, July 3, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

K9 Mojo
DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, IN
EOW: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, Utah

K9 Dingo
Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake, UT
EOW: Thursday, July 6, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Yancey County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

K9 Chris
Yancey County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Crossville Police Department, Tennessee

K9 Cain
Crossville Police Department, TN
EOW: Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Southaven Police Department, Mississippi

K9 Gunner
Southaven Police Department, MS
EOW: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

New York State Police, New York

K9 Will
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Monday, October 23, 2017
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety, California

K9 Jax
Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety, CA
EOW: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Normandy Police Department, Missouri

K9 Argo
Normandy Police Department, MO
EOW: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Cause of Death: Fall

Antrim County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

K9 Ori
Antrim County Sheriff's Office, MI
EOW: Friday, November 10, 2017
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

2017 Honor Roll of Heroes

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Line of Duty Deaths: 116

9/11 related illness: 3
Aircraft accident: 2
Animal related: 1
Assault: 5
Automobile crash: 24
Boating accident: 2
Drowned: 5
Duty related illness: 2
Exposure to toxins: 1
Gunfire: 41
Heart attack: 12
Motorcycle crash: 4
Stabbed: 1
Struck by vehicle: 3
Unidentified: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 5
Vehicular assault: 4

 

By Month

January: 15
February: 11
March: 9
April: 10
May: 11
June: 11
July: 6
August: 14
September: 12
October: 11
November: 6

 

By State

Alabama: 1
Arkansas: 3
California: 7
Delaware: 4
Florida: 9
Georgia: 6
Illinois: 4
Indiana: 1
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 1
Louisiana: 5
Maine: 1
Maryland: 1
Michigan: 2
Minnesota: 1
Mississippi: 2
Missouri: 2
Montana: 1
Nevada: 2
New Mexico: 1
New York: 9
North Carolina: 5
North Dakota: 1
Ohio: 3
Oklahoma: 4
Pennsylvania: 2
Puerto Rico: 5
South Carolina: 3
Tennessee: 2
Texas: 12
Tribal Police: 3
U.S. Government: 4
Virginia: 4
Washington: 1
West Virginia: 1
Wisconsin: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 107
Female: 9

 

Statistics

Average age: 42
Average tour of duty: 13 years, 1 month


K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 20

view Fall: 1
Gunfire: 5
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 1
Heat exhaustion: 8
Stabbed: 2
Struck by vehicle: 1
 
 
All 2017 Deaths