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1981 Honor Roll of Heroes

Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Deputy Sheriff Gerald L. Morris
Marion County Sheriff's Department, IN
EOW: Friday, January 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Heidelberg Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman Lawrence Dale Coker
Heidelberg Police Department, MS
EOW: Friday, January 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana Marion County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Deputy Sheriff Terry L. Baker
Marion County Sheriff's Department, IN
EOW: Friday, January 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho

Game Warden William Harlan Pogue
Idaho Department of Fish and Game, ID
EOW: Monday, January 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho

Game Warden Wilson Conley Elms
Idaho Department of Fish and Game, ID
EOW: Monday, January 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Fort Smith Police Department, Arkansas Fort Smith Police Department, Arkansas

Detective William Ray Tate
Fort Smith Police Department, AR
EOW: Monday, January 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Theron Anthony Burnham
Polk County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Friday, January 9, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Chief Deputy Sheriff Charles Busby Smith
Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, MS
EOW: Monday, January 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Robert E. Walsh
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, January 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sophia Police Department, West Virginia

Sergeant Jerry Randall Stanley
Sophia Police Department, WV
EOW: Wednesday, January 14, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Hurtsboro Police Department, Alabama

Chief of Police George L. Claypool
Hurtsboro Police Department, AL
EOW: Tuesday, January 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Columbia Police Department, South Carolina Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

Police Officer Dale E. Barkley
Columbia Police Department, SC
EOW: Tuesday, January 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman Ronnie E. Seelye
Louisville Police Department, KY
EOW: Tuesday, January 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Alexandria Sheriff's Office, Virginia Alexandria Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff William G. Truesdale
Alexandria Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Tuesday, January 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Grundy County Sheriff's Department, Missouri Grundy County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

Deputy Sheriff Mark Wayne Griffin
Grundy County Sheriff's Department, MO
EOW: Friday, January 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ravenna Police Department, Ohio Ravenna Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman James R. Wert
Ravenna Police Department, OH
EOW: Saturday, January 31, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Burns Police Department, Oregon

Reserve Officer James Calvin Clifton
Burns Police Department, OR
EOW: Sunday, February 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Cudahy Police Department, Wisconsin Cudahy Police Department, Wisconsin

Patrolman Stephen G. Bzdusek
Cudahy Police Department, WI
EOW: Sunday, February 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Richard F. Gipson
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Wednesday, February 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Ohio Washington County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Lieutenant Ray R. "Joe" Clark
Washington County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Saturday, February 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Nueces County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

Deputy Constable Patrick Stephen Runyon
Nueces County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, TX
EOW: Saturday, February 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Austell Police Department, Georgia Austell Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Gregory Player Mullinax
Austell Police Department, GA
EOW: Sunday, February 8, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Sheriff Eugene E. Kiefer
Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office, CO
EOW: Tuesday, February 10, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Dillon Police Department, Montana

Patrolman Stephen Carl Shaffer
Dillon Police Department, MT
EOW: Saturday, February 14, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

San Francisco Police Department, California

Lieutenant Vernon McDowell
San Francisco Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, February 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Maryville Police Department, Tennessee Maryville Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer John Michael Callahan, II
Maryville Police Department, TN
EOW: Saturday, February 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

Vice Commander Martin E. Slater
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Saturday, February 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Bremen Police Department, Indiana Bremen Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman Tony E. Swartzlander
Bremen Police Department, IN
EOW: Sunday, February 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Paul C. Jarske
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Tuesday, February 24, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas

Officer John T. McCarthy
Dallas Police Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, February 25, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Robert Marousek
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Saturday, February 28, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Grant County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico Grant County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

Deputy Sheriff Benjamin L. Green
Grant County Sheriff's Office, NM
EOW: Saturday, February 28, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Frostproof Police Department, Florida Frostproof Police Department, Florida

Patrolman Henry David McCall
Frostproof Police Department, FL
EOW: Thursday, March 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff Larkin V. Pettit
DeSoto County Sheriff's Department, MS
EOW: Sunday, March 8, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York State Environmental Conservation Police, New York New York State Environmental Conservation Police, New York

Conservation Officer William Becker
New York State Environmental Conservation Police, NY
EOW: Wednesday, March 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Drowned

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Oklahoma Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Oklahoma

Agent Chester W. Stone
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, OK
EOW: Wednesday, March 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

New York State Police, New York New York State Police, New York

Investigator Thomas L. Buck
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Thursday, March 19, 1981
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

West Fork Police Department, Arkansas West Fork Police Department, Arkansas

Chief of Police Paul Herman Mueller
West Fork Police Department, AR
EOW: Friday, March 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Newport News Police Department, Virginia Newport News Police Department, Virginia

Officer Dennis Jerome Roberts
Newport News Police Department, VA
EOW: Friday, March 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Germantown Police Department, Wisconsin Germantown Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer Robert D. Backes
Germantown Police Department, WI
EOW: Saturday, March 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Conway Police Department, Arkansas Conway Police Department, Arkansas

Patrolman Robert W. Martin
Conway Police Department, AR
EOW: Tuesday, March 24, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer III Philip Carl Metz
Montgomery County Police Department, MD
EOW: Friday, March 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

North Andover Police Department, Massachusetts North Andover Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman Joseph W. Lawlor, Jr.
North Andover Police Department, MA
EOW: Friday, March 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Exposure to toxins

Denver Police Department, Colorado Denver Police Department, Colorado

Patrolwoman Kathleen Garcia
Denver Police Department, CO
EOW: Saturday, March 28, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sullivan County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Sullivan County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Sergeant Arthur Carroll Lane
Sullivan County Sheriff's Department, TN
EOW: Monday, March 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

Corrections Employee Charles Sickles
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CA
EOW: Wednesday, April 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Fort Myers Police Department, Florida Fort Myers Police Department, Florida

Sergeant Logan L. Scott
Fort Myers Police Department, FL
EOW: Friday, April 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Warden Wallace M. Pack
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Employee Billy M. Moore
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Sergeant Paul L. Mooneyham, Sr.
Tennessee Highway Patrol, TN
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico

Correctional Officer Louis F. Jewett, Jr.
New Mexico Corrections Department, NM
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Columbia Police Department, Tennessee Columbia Police Department, Tennessee

Patrolman William Larry Whitwell
Columbia Police Department, TN
EOW: Sunday, April 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Auburn Police Department, Maine Auburn Police Department, Maine

Police Officer Rodney C. "Rocky" Bonney
Auburn Police Department, ME
EOW: Monday, April 6, 1981
Cause of Death: Drowned

McLennan County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Sergeant Elmer L. Bramlett
McLennan County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, April 8, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Downey Police Department, California Downey Police Department, California

Police Officer Wayne Richard Presley
Downey Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, April 10, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Trooper Robert P. McDermon, Sr.
Florida Highway Patrol, FL
EOW: Saturday, April 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Fouke Police Department, Arkansas Fouke Police Department, Arkansas

City Marshal Harvey David Johnson
Fouke Police Department, AR
EOW: Saturday, April 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman William R. Hickman
Jackson Police Department, MS
EOW: Monday, April 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

Sergeant John Joseph "J.J." Brown
Savannah Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, April 14, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer John J. O'Brien
St. Paul Police Department, MN
EOW: Thursday, April 16, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

East Haddam Police Department, Connecticut East Haddam Police Department, Connecticut

Constable Thomas Dean Jahelka
East Haddam Police Department, CT
EOW: Friday, April 17, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Richard John Landes
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Saturday, April 18, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Jose A. Zamarron
Houston Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, April 18, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Pennsylvania State Capitol Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Capitol Police, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James L. Prieto
Pennsylvania State Capitol Police, PA
EOW: Sunday, April 19, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Richland Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman Robert D. Mitchem
Richland Police Department, MS
EOW: Monday, April 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by train

New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer John G. Scarangella
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, May 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

Deputy Sheriff I John Valentine Trandel
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, WI
EOW: Friday, May 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Lake County Sheriff's Office, California Lake County Sheriff's Office, California

Sergeant Richard J. Helbush
Lake County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Saturday, May 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Constance Ellen Worland
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, May 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

New York City Housing Authority Police Department, New York New York City Housing Authority Police Department, New York

Lieutenant Jan Brinkers
New York City Housing Authority Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, May 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Redwood City Police Department, California Redwood City Police Department, California

Sergeant George Leon Garrett, Jr.
Redwood City Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, May 8, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer James N. Mason
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, May 10, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Lieutenant Clarence P. Cox, Jr.
Memphis Police Department, TN
EOW: Tuesday, May 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Felipe Pratts-Ferrer
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, May 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Donna A. Payant
New York State Department of Correctional Services, NY
EOW: Friday, May 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

St. Louis County Police Department, Missouri St. Louis County Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer Robert T. Jordan
St. Louis County Police Department, MO
EOW: Saturday, May 16, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

McAllen Police Department, Texas McAllen Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Rosalin Suarez, Jr.
McAllen Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, May 19, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

Officer Thomas J. Szafranski
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Sunday, May 24, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Jacksonville Police Department, North Carolina

Detective William Thomas Whitehead
Jacksonville Police Department, NC
EOW: Thursday, May 28, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

Kingsville Police Department, Texas Kingsville Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Felix Luna Salinas
Kingsville Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, May 29, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Darien Police Department, Connecticut Darien Police Department, Connecticut

Patrolman Kenneth E. Bateman, Jr.
Darien Police Department, CT
EOW: Sunday, May 31, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Police Officer Steven K. Alberts
Los Angeles Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, May 31, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Sacramento Police Department, California Sacramento Police Department, California

Officer William H. Warner
Sacramento Police Department, CA
EOW: Monday, June 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Howard Wayne Jordan
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Tuesday, June 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

San Diego Police Department, California San Diego Police Department, California

Patrolman Ronald R. Ebeltoft
San Diego Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, June 6, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Deputy Superintendent James J. Riordan
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Saturday, June 6, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

San Diego Police Department, California San Diego Police Department, California

Patrolman Harry Keith Tiffany
San Diego Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, June 6, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Essex County Sheriff's Department, New Jersey

Deputy Chief William J. McGuirk
Essex County Sheriff's Department, NJ
EOW: Tuesday, June 9, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff Ray S. Brown
Anderson County Sheriff's Department, TN
EOW: Tuesday, June 9, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

El Paso Police Department, Texas El Paso Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Wayne V. Carreon
El Paso Police Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, June 10, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Maplesville Police Department, Alabama

Sergeant Gerald Leon Horn
Maplesville Police Department, AL
EOW: Friday, June 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Trooper Dennis H. Marriott
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Saturday, June 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James J. Schumacher, Jr.
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Saturday, June 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Tallahassee Police Department, Florida Tallahassee Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Warren T. Gay
Tallahassee Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, June 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

United States Postal Inspection Service - Postal Police, U.S. Government United States Postal Inspection Service - Postal Police, U.S. Government

Police Officer Michael J. Healy
United States Postal Inspection Service - Postal Police, US
EOW: Sunday, June 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

American Samoa Department of Public Safety, American Samoa American Samoa Department of Public Safety, American Samoa

Patrolman Fasiolepia F. Ta'Ase
American Samoa Department of Public Safety, AS
EOW: Sunday, June 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

Charleston Police Department, West Virginia Charleston Police Department, West Virginia

Patrolman Eddie Ray Duncan
Charleston Police Department, WV
EOW: Friday, June 26, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Charleston Police Department, West Virginia Charleston Police Department, West Virginia

Lieutenant Delbert Junior Roush, Sr.
Charleston Police Department, WV
EOW: Friday, June 26, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Oakland Police Department, California Oakland Police Department, California

Police Officer Michael J. Faulkner
Oakland Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, June 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Aurora Police Department, Colorado Aurora Police Department, Colorado

Patrolwoman Debra Sue Corr
Aurora Police Department, CO
EOW: Saturday, June 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Rowley Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman Leroy H. Haynes
Rowley Police Department, MA
EOW: Sunday, June 28, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Fresno Police Department, California Fresno Police Department, California

Officer John R. Hissong, II
Fresno Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, July 4, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

La Plata County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Sergeant Frank A. McAteer
La Plata County Sheriff's Office, CO
EOW: Sunday, July 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

North Bergen Police Department, New Jersey North Bergen Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Joseph A. Peters
North Bergen Police Department, NJ
EOW: Tuesday, July 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas

Trooper Ferdinand Frederick "Bud" Pribbenow
Kansas Highway Patrol, KS
EOW: Saturday, July 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Warwick Police Department, Rhode Island Warwick Police Department, Rhode Island

Patrolman Donald R. Casasanta
Warwick Police Department, RI
EOW: Saturday, July 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Waterloo Police Department, Iowa Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Wayne Robert Rice
Waterloo Police Department, IA
EOW: Sunday, July 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Trooper Robert L. Pruitt
Florida Highway Patrol, FL
EOW: Monday, July 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Waterloo Police Department, Iowa Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer Michael Wayne Hoing
Waterloo Police Department, IA
EOW: Monday, July 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Trooper Merle J. Cook
Florida Highway Patrol, FL
EOW: Monday, July 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Corporal Cleo L. Tomlinson, Jr.
Florida Highway Patrol, FL
EOW: Monday, July 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

Deputy Sheriff William Frederick Mullikin
Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, IA
EOW: Tuesday, July 14, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Ontario County Sheriff's Office, New York

Deputy Sheriff Truman J. Becker
Ontario County Sheriff's Office, NY
EOW: Friday, July 17, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer Ronald L. Tracey
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Monday, July 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tampa Police Department, Florida Tampa Police Department, Florida

Detective Gerald A. Rauft
Tampa Police Department, FL
EOW: Friday, July 24, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

Police Officer Fabrienne Margot Van Arsdell
Tulsa Police Department, OK
EOW: Saturday, July 25, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, Oklahoma Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, Oklahoma

Narcotics Agent Billy Fairl Morgan
Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, OK
EOW: Thursday, July 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

McAlester Police Department, Oklahoma McAlester Police Department, Oklahoma

Corporal Ronnie Nile Fox
McAlester Police Department, OK
EOW: Thursday, July 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

McAlester Police Department, Oklahoma McAlester Police Department, Oklahoma

Detective David J. Sheehan
McAlester Police Department, OK
EOW: Thursday, July 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas

Officer Charles Joseph Maltese, Jr.
Dallas Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, July 31, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, California Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, California

Investigator Grant Loren Wilson
Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, CA
EOW: Saturday, August 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida

Patrolman Kenneth Petersen
Fort Lauderdale Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, August 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida

Patrolman John C. Alexander
Fort Lauderdale Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, August 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Lieutenant Ronald D. Oliver
Memphis Police Department, TN
EOW: Wednesday, August 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

Detective Darrell Vendl Phelps
Kentucky State Police, KY
EOW: Friday, August 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Skagit County Sheriff's Office, Washington Skagit County Sheriff's Office, Washington

Deputy Sheriff Alan M. Hultgren
Skagit County Sheriff's Office, WA
EOW: Friday, August 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Swea City Police Department, Iowa Swea City Police Department, Iowa

Chief of Police Ralph Richard Ash
Swea City Police Department, IA
EOW: Saturday, August 8, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Gary Police Department, Indiana Gary Police Department, Indiana

Lieutenant George Yaros
Gary Police Department, IN
EOW: Tuesday, August 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Holliston Police Department, Massachusetts Holliston Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman John E. Johnson
Holliston Police Department, MA
EOW: Thursday, August 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Seymour Police Department, Indiana Seymour Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman Jack William Osborne
Seymour Police Department, IN
EOW: Saturday, August 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Jaffrey Police Department, New Hampshire Jaffrey Police Department, New Hampshire

Police Supervisor William E. O'Neil, Sr.
Jaffrey Police Department, NH
EOW: Wednesday, August 19, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Merced County Sheriff's Department, California Merced County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Dennis D. Fuller
Merced County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, August 19, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Flippin Police Department, Arkansas Flippin Police Department, Arkansas

Marshal George E. Mann
Flippin Police Department, AR
EOW: Saturday, August 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Madison County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Madison County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff Carl Richard Goodman, Jr.
Madison County Sheriff's Department, AR
EOW: Saturday, August 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Suffolk County Police Department, New York Suffolk County Police Department, New York

Sergeant Lawrence Devine
Suffolk County Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, August 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

Patrolman Richard P. Miller, Sr.
Minneapolis Police Department, MN
EOW: Tuesday, August 25, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Michigan State Police, Michigan Michigan State Police, Michigan

Trooper Allen Peterson
Michigan State Police, MI
EOW: Saturday, August 29, 1981
Cause of Death: Exposure to toxins

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore
Tennessee Department of Correction, TN
EOW: Saturday, August 29, 1981
Cause of Death: Stabbed

New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico New Mexico Corrections Department, New Mexico

Correctional Officer Gerald Peter Magee
New Mexico Corrections Department, NM
EOW: Sunday, August 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma

Correctional Officer Rex Thompson
Oklahoma Department of Corrections, OK
EOW: Tuesday, September 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

Miami Police Department, Florida Miami Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Nathaniel K. Broom
Miami Police Department, FL
EOW: Wednesday, September 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Stark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Deputy Sheriff Richard Dean Harmon
Stark County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Thursday, September 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Virginia State Police, Virginia Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper Robin Lee Farmer
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Thursday, September 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Orange Police Department, Connecticut Orange Police Department, Connecticut

Patrol Officer Robert F. Stankye
Orange Police Department, CT
EOW: Thursday, September 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Ferry County Sheriff's Department, Washington Ferry County Sheriff's Department, Washington

Sergeant George H. Rupp
Ferry County Sheriff's Department, WA
EOW: Friday, September 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Towns County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Towns County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff James E. Taylor
Towns County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Friday, September 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Braxton County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia Braxton County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

Sheriff Vincent T. Zummo
Braxton County Sheriff's Department, WV
EOW: Friday, September 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Terre Haute Police Department, Indiana Terre Haute Police Department, Indiana

Detective Sergeant James William Utz
Terre Haute Police Department, IN
EOW: Tuesday, September 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Comal County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Investigator Elvis "Ed" Murphy
Comal County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Monday, September 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Edward Russell Young
Metro-Dade Police Department, FL
EOW: Wednesday, September 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Lexington Police Department, Tennessee Lexington Police Department, Tennessee

Chief of Police Richard Carrington
Lexington Police Department, TN
EOW: Friday, September 25, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Harper Woods Police Department, Michigan Harper Woods Police Department, Michigan

Lieutenant Robert Micheletti
Harper Woods Police Department, MI
EOW: Sunday, September 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper David Irvine Rucker
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Tuesday, September 29, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Rochelle Police Department, New York New Rochelle Police Department, New York

Detective John C. Phillips
New Rochelle Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, October 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Wellston Police Department, Missouri Wellston Police Department, Missouri

Sergeant Jesse L. Henderson
Wellston Police Department, MO
EOW: Thursday, October 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bessemer Police Department, Alabama Bessemer Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer Tommy L. Thedford
Bessemer Police Department, AL
EOW: Thursday, October 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Johnny Ramirez Martinez
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Friday, October 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pickens County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Joel Dean Hughes
Pickens County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Wednesday, October 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Los Fresnos Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Enrique L. Carrizales
Los Fresnos Police Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, October 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Department, Iowa Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

Chief Deputy Sheriff Duane Herman Otto
Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Department, IA
EOW: Thursday, October 8, 1981
Cause of Death: Structure collapse

Kansas Department of Corrections, Kansas

Correctional Officer Robert D. Hurd
Kansas Department of Corrections, KS
EOW: Sunday, October 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Dayton Police Department, Ohio Dayton Police Department, Ohio

Officer Eddie L. Hobson
Dayton Police Department, OH
EOW: Sunday, October 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Kern County Sheriff's Department, California Kern County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Michael Ronald Wilson
Kern County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, October 11, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Wyoming Highway Patrol, Wyoming Wyoming Highway Patrol, Wyoming

Patrolman Peter Visser
Wyoming Highway Patrol, WY
EOW: Monday, October 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Policeman Justo Surillo-Santiago
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Tuesday, October 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Atlantic City Police Department, New Jersey Atlantic City Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Peter Francis Egnor
Atlantic City Police Department, NJ
EOW: Wednesday, October 14, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Worcester Police Department, Massachusetts Worcester Police Department, Massachusetts

Sergeant John McGinn
Worcester Police Department, MA
EOW: Thursday, October 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Nyack Police Department, New York Nyack Police Department, New York

Sergeant Edward J. O'Grady, Jr.
Nyack Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, October 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Nyack Police Department, New York Nyack Police Department, New York

Police Officer Waverly L. Brown
Nyack Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, October 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Curry County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

Deputy Sheriff Patrick Anthony Tennies
Curry County Sheriff's Office, OR
EOW: Tuesday, October 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Cleveland Police Department, Ohio Cleveland Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Anthony Jerome Johnson
Cleveland Police Department, OH
EOW: Wednesday, October 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mahoning County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Reserve Deputy John R. Litch, Jr.
Mahoning County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Thursday, October 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Harris County Sheriff's Department, Texas Harris County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Royce Melvin Anderson
Harris County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Monday, October 26, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Itasca County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota Itasca County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

Deputy Sheriff Robert R. Lawson
Itasca County Sheriff's Department, MN
EOW: Thursday, October 29, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Long Beach Police Department, California Long Beach Police Department, California

Officer Lloyd Marland Lund
Long Beach Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, October 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Sergeant Donald C. Benson, Sr.
Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Thursday, November 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, Oregon Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Lee Shoop
Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, OR
EOW: Saturday, November 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

Trooper David Lee Alverson
South Carolina Highway Patrol, SC
EOW: Friday, November 13, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Parlier Police Department, California

Patrolman Michael D. Avila
Parlier Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, November 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

Sergeant Charles Ivan Baker
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department, AL
EOW: Saturday, November 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Hendersonville Police Department, North Carolina Hendersonville Police Department, North Carolina

Officer Dennie Quay Enevold
Hendersonville Police Department, NC
EOW: Sunday, November 22, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Charlotte Police Department, North Carolina Charlotte Police Department, North Carolina

Patrol Officer Edmond N. Cannon
Charlotte Police Department, NC
EOW: Monday, November 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Troy Police Department, Alabama

Officer George Steve Watkins
Troy Police Department, AL
EOW: Thursday, November 26, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

Customs Officer George J. Spencer
United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US
EOW: Monday, November 30, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff Robert L. Kirby
Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department, MS
EOW: Tuesday, December 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Assault

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Policeman Jose Luis Troche-Vargas
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, December 2, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

Officer Wyndall T. Davis
DeKalb County Police Department, GA
EOW: Thursday, December 3, 1981
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Hannahville Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

Chief of Police Jake James McCullough
Hannahville Tribal Police Department, TR
EOW: Saturday, December 5, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Warren County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Warren County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff George V. Darnell
Warren County Sheriff's Department, IL
EOW: Monday, December 7, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Daniel J. Faulkner
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, December 9, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Corporal Michael Wayne Ritchie
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Saturday, December 12, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Huntington Police Department, West Virginia Huntington Police Department, West Virginia

Police Officer Paul J. Harmon
Huntington Police Department, WV
EOW: Monday, December 14, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Corporal Lemon Harvey
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Tuesday, December 15, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Anthony J. Abruzzo, Jr.
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, December 16, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Rose City Police Department, Texas

Deputy Marshal Todd M. Granger
Rose City Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, December 19, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Policeman Jorge Martines-Garcia
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Sunday, December 20, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

Trooper Philip Joseph Lamonaco
New Jersey State Police, NJ
EOW: Monday, December 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Swainsboro Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Willie James Archie
Swainsboro Police Department, GA
EOW: Monday, December 21, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer Charles S. Mehlberg
Milwaukee Police Department, WI
EOW: Wednesday, December 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer John A. Machajewski
Milwaukee Police Department, WI
EOW: Wednesday, December 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer Daniel T. Maloney
Virginia Beach Police Department, VA
EOW: Sunday, December 27, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Trooper Billy M. Langham
Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS
EOW: Thursday, December 31, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Northwood Police Department, Ohio

Chief of Police Thomas W. Hall
Northwood Police Department, OH
EOW: Thursday, December 31, 1981
Cause of Death: Duty related illness