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Honoring Officers Killed in 2011
Clark County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Deputy Sheriff Suzanne Michelle Hopper
Clark County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Saturday, January 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff John Norsworthy
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Rainier Police Department, Oregon

Chief of Police Ralph Arthur Painter
Rainier Police Department, OR
EOW: Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer William Henry Torbit, Jr.
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Sunday, January 9, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Davie Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Rogerio Rene Morales
Davie Police Department, FL
EOW: Thursday, January 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Lakewood Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Christopher Anthony Matlosz
Lakewood Police Department, NJ
EOW: Friday, January 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Dallas Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Kevin Paul Marceau
Dallas Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, January 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Livonia Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Larry James Nehasil
Livonia Police Department, MI
EOW: Monday, January 17, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida

Detective Roger Castillo
Miami-Dade Police Department, FL
EOW: Thursday, January 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida

Detective Amanda Lynn Haworth
Miami-Dade Police Department, FL
EOW: Thursday, January 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Tom Hayes
Columbus Division of Police, OH
EOW: Thursday, January 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Sumter Police Department, South Carolina

Corporal Charles Richard "Chuck" Nesbitt, Jr.
Sumter Police Department, SC
EOW: Friday, January 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

St. Petersburg Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Jeffrey Adam Yaslowitz
St. Petersburg Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, January 24, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Petersburg Police Department, Florida

Sergeant Thomas John Baitinger
St. Petersburg Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, January 24, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana

Officer David Spencer Moore
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, IN
EOW: Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

Corrections Officer Casimiro Maximino Pomales
New York State Department of Correctional Services, NY
EOW: Friday, January 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington

Correctional Officer Jayme Lee Biendl
Washington State Department of Corrections, WA
EOW: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Assault

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

Park Ranger Christopher Nickel
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

Correctional Officer Colonel Gregory Guy Malloy
Florida Department of Corrections, FL
EOW: Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Stow Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Jonathan V. Bastock
Stow Police Department, OH
EOW: Saturday, February 5, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer Michael J. Califano
Nassau County Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, February 5, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

San Carlos Apache Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

Police Officer Aaron Daniel Peru
San Carlos Apache Tribal Police Department, TR
EOW: Sunday, February 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Uniontown Police Department, Ohio

Captain Daniel Patrick Stiles
Uniontown Police Department, OH
EOW: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Thomas Richard Adams
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Jaime Jorge Zapata
United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations, US
EOW: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy Marshal Derek William Hotsinpiller
United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US
EOW: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Volusia County Beach Patrol, Florida

Captain John Irwin "Jay" McDonough, II
Volusia County Beach Patrol, FL
EOW: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Delray Beach Police Department, Florida

Sergeant Adam Greg Rosenthal
Delray Beach Police Department, FL
EOW: Thursday, February 17, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Poughkeepsie City Police Department, New York

Detective John M. Falcone
Poughkeepsie City Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, February 18, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Petersburg Police Department, Florida

Police Officer David Scott Crawford
St. Petersburg Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, February 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

Park Ranger Julie Ann Weir
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Thursday, February 24, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina

Police Officer Frederick Alston Thornton
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, NC
EOW: Friday, February 25, 2011
Cause of Death: Explosion

United States Air Force Security Forces, U.S. Government

Security Policeman Nicholas Jerome Alden
United States Air Force Security Forces, US
EOW: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Heard County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Willie Amos Cammon
Heard County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Thursday, March 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Washington

Deputy Sheriff Shandon Wright
Pierce County Sheriff's Department, WA
EOW: Thursday, March 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Assault

Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri

District Administrator Debra Kay Collins
Missouri Department of Corrections, MO
EOW: Friday, March 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Alexandria Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer James Philip "Stumpy" Sticklen
Alexandria Police Department, KY
EOW: Friday, March 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Jemison Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer Donald Joshua Newman
Jemison Police Department, AL
EOW: Saturday, March 5, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Sergeant Harold J. Smith
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, March 5, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

Deputy Marshal John Brookman Perry
United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US
EOW: Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Homestead Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Tony Francis Koga, III
Homestead Police Department, FL
EOW: Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Limon Police Department, Colorado

Police Officer Jay William Sheridan
Limon Police Department, CO
EOW: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer Geoffrey J. Breitkopf
Nassau County Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, March 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Alain K. Schaberger
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, March 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Assault

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Cameron Neil Justus
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Sunday, March 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff William Ezra Stiltner
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Sunday, March 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Stephanie Ann Brown
San Antonio Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Detective Michael K. Erickson
Orange County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Sandusky Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Andrew Scott Dunn
Sandusky Police Department, OH
EOW: Saturday, March 19, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cathedral City Police Department, California

Police Officer Jermaine Anthony Gibson
Cathedral City Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, March 19, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

St. Matthews Police Department, South Carolina

Chief of Police Capers Wannamaker, Jr.
St. Matthews Police Department, SC
EOW: Saturday, March 19, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Fond du Lac Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer Craig Allen Birkholz
Fond du Lac Police Department, WI
EOW: Sunday, March 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Athens-Clarke County Police Department, Georgia

Senior Police Officer Elmer Basco "Buddy" Christian, III
Athens-Clarke County Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Madison Police Department, Mississippi

Senior Patrol Officer Jimmy Gering Brooks, Sr.
Madison Police Department, MS
EOW: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife - Warden Service, Maine

Game Warden Pilot Daryl Ray Gordon
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife - Warden Service, ME
EOW: Friday, March 25, 2011
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

New York State Police, New York

Trooper Kevin Patrick Dobson, Sr.
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Saturday, March 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Robert Leo Britton, Jr.
Smith County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Monday, March 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Animal related

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

Trooper I Anthony R. Fotiou
New Jersey State Police, NJ
EOW: Monday, March 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

Sergeant James Timothy "Tim" Chapin
Chattanooga Police Department, TN
EOW: Saturday, April 2, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

Sergeant Eric John Stein
Keokuk County Sheriff's Office, IA
EOW: Monday, April 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Michigan State Police, Michigan

Trooper Jeffrey James Werda
Michigan State Police, MI
EOW: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

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

Senior Officer Specialist Christopher Quinn Cooper
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Prisons, US
EOW: Thursday, April 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

South Dakota Department of Corrections, South Dakota

Correctional Officer Ronald E. "RJ" Johnson
South Dakota Department of Corrections, SD
EOW: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Assault

Trumann Police Department, Arkansas

Patrolman Jonathan Richard Schmidt
Trumann Police Department, AR
EOW: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bowie County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Sherri Katherine Jones
Bowie County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Monday, April 18, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, Michigan

Public Safety Officer Eric Emiliano Zapata
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, MI
EOW: Monday, April 18, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Eugene Police Department, Oregon

Police Officer J. Christopher Kilcullen
Eugene Police Department, OR
EOW: Friday, April 22, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Clifton Leigh Taylor
Johnson County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer Daryl Anthony Hall
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, MO
EOW: Sunday, April 24, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Buckeye Police Department, Arizona

Police Officer Rolando Alberto Tirado
Buckeye Police Department, AZ
EOW: Sunday, May 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Wartburg Police Department, Tennessee

Captain Ralph Vester Braden
Wartburg Police Department, TN
EOW: Monday, May 2, 2011
Cause of Death: Assault

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Andrew Thomas "Andy" Wall
Tennessee Highway Patrol, TN
EOW: Saturday, May 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Warren County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Sergeant Brian Scott Dulle
Warren County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

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

Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas, Jr.
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by train

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

Border Patrol Agent Hector R. Clark
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Officer IV Craig Allan Orrell
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Paul Winston Nauden
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Friday, May 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Maryland State Police, Maryland

Trooper First Class Shaft Sidney Hunter
Maryland State Police, MD
EOW: Saturday, May 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer Trevor Scott Phillips
Tuscaloosa Police Department, AL
EOW: Saturday, May 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer George M. Wong
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Hawthorne Police Department, California

Police Officer Andrew Scott Garton
Hawthorne Police Department, CA
EOW: Thursday, May 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Denver Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman David Roberts
Denver Police Department, CO
EOW: Friday, May 27, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Sergeant Kenneth Gary Vann, Sr.
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Saturday, May 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Kevin Scott Will
Houston Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, May 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

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

Special Agent Timothy Scott Briggs
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US
EOW: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

Trooper Ellen E. Engelhardt
Massachusetts State Police, MA
EOW: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Riverside Police Division, Missouri

Master Patrolman Jefferson Taylor
Riverside Police Division, MO
EOW: Friday, June 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Weather/Natural disaster

Oneida County Sheriff's Office, New York

Deputy Sheriff Kurt Brian Wyman
Oneida County Sheriff's Office, NY
EOW: Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Dickson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff Richard Keith Bellar
Dickson County Sheriff's Office, TN
EOW: Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Nash County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Investigator Warren Basco "Sneak" Lewis, III
Nash County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Martin Tom
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Charles Edward "Chuck" Armour
Detroit Police Department, MI
EOW: Saturday, June 11, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Chemung County Sheriff's Department, New York

Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Alexander
Chemung County Sheriff's Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, June 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

South Pasadena Police Department, California

Police Officer Kevin Alexis Sandoval
South Pasadena Police Department, CA
EOW: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Alexandria Police Department, Virginia

Sergeant Morton "Morty" Ford
Alexandria Police Department, VA
EOW: Saturday, June 18, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper Adam Maynard Bowen
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Friday, June 24, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

Sergeant Darrell Cervandez Curley
Navajo Division of Public Safety, TR
EOW: Sunday, June 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ball Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Russell Anthony "Roscoe" George
Ball Police Department, LA
EOW: Sunday, June 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Charles Allen VanMeter
Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Sunday, June 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Captain Barry Galfano
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, June 26, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Berks County Sheriff's Department, Pennsylvania

Deputy Sheriff Kyle David Pagerly
Berks County Sheriff's Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Spalding County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sheriff James D. "Dee" Stewart
Spalding County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Sunday, July 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff John Charles Mecklenburg
Hernando County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Sunday, July 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Patrolman II Timothy Felton Warren
Memphis Police Department, TN
EOW: Sunday, July 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Edwin Ortiz
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, July 4, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Sanford Police Department, North Carolina

Patrol Officer Elieser "Eli" Colonroche
Sanford Police Department, NC
EOW: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Cause of Death: Training accident

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Bryan Mitchell Hebert
Beaumont Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, July 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Bismarck Police Department, North Dakota

Sergeant Steven Rickie Kenner
Bismarck Police Department, ND
EOW: Friday, July 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Alhambra Police Department, California

Police Officer Ryan Embert Stringer
Alhambra Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, July 10, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Terre Haute Police Department, Indiana

Police Officer Brent Daniel Long
Terre Haute Police Department, IN
EOW: Monday, July 11, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Fermin "Sonny" Archer
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Laurens County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Roger Dale Rice, Jr.
Laurens County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Thursday, July 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Luis E. Gomez-Crespo
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Friday, July 15, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Clayton County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Richard Joseph "Rick" Daly
Clayton County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Converse County Sheriff's Office, Wyoming

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Phillip Gross
Converse County Sheriff's Office, WY
EOW: Thursday, July 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Drowned

Buena Park Police Department, California

Police Officer Daniel Ryan Ackerman
Buena Park Police Department, CA
EOW: Saturday, July 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Winston-Salem Police Department, North Carolina

Police Officer Russell Mark Willingham, Jr.
Winston-Salem Police Department, NC
EOW: Saturday, July 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey

Detective Tina Emilia Rambo
Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, NJ
EOW: Monday, August 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Trooper Frederick Freeman "Fred" Guthrie, Jr.
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Monday, August 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Drowned

Greene County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff David Jennings Dawson, III
Greene County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Monday, August 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota

Police Officer James Ryan McCandless
Rapid City Police Department, SD
EOW: Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

North Carolina Department of Correction - Division of Community Corrections, North Carolina

Probation / Parole Officer II Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Settle
North Carolina Department of Correction - Division of Community Corrections, NC
EOW: Thursday, August 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota

Police Officer Nicholas Keegan "Nick" Armstrong
Rapid City Police Department, SD
EOW: Saturday, August 6, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

San Diego Police Department, California

Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood
San Diego Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, August 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Louisiana Department of Public Safety Police, Louisiana

Corporal John Ray Kendall
Louisiana Department of Public Safety Police, LA
EOW: Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Freemansburg Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Robert Allen Lasso
Freemansburg Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, August 11, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer Charles D. Cole, Jr.
Nassau County Police Department, NY
EOW: Sunday, August 14, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Caruthersville Police Department, Missouri

Patrolman Evan Donald Burns
Caruthersville Police Department, MO
EOW: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer Justin David Sollohub
Anniston Police Department, AL
EOW: Thursday, August 25, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bexar County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

Sergeant Mark Luis Scianna
Bexar County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, TX
EOW: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Emiliano R. Torres-Soto
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Sunday, August 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Probation Officer Tiffany Danielle Bishop
Georgia Department of Corrections, GA
EOW: Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Travis County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

Corporal Kevin Lee Aigner
Travis County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, TX
EOW: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Sherman Abrams
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, September 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

Officer Eric Charles Fontes
Honolulu Police Department, HI
EOW: Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

New Castle County Police Department, Delaware

Lieutenant Joseph Lawrence Szczerba
New Castle County Police Department, DE
EOW: Friday, September 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Union County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Derrick Lee Whittle
Union County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Sunday, September 18, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

Trooper Mark Edward Toney
Iowa State Patrol, IA
EOW: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Burleigh County Sheriff's Department, North Dakota

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Keith Sleeper
Burleigh County Sheriff's Department, ND
EOW: Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana

Sergeant Paul Berches Stuckey
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, LA
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Timothy Evan Lowry
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Michael Don Roberts
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Grenada Police Department, Mississippi

Captain John Wayne Haddock
Grenada Police Department, MS
EOW: Friday, October 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Lower Burrell Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Derek Kotecki
Lower Burrell Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Walker Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Trevor Parker Slot
Walker Police Department, MI
EOW: Thursday, October 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Mount Arlington Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Joseph S. Wargo, Jr.
Mount Arlington Police Department, NJ
EOW: Sunday, October 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff James David "JD" Paugh
Richmond County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Sunday, October 23, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Investigator Richard E. Williams
Atlanta Police Department, GA
EOW: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Albany Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Terry Mae Lewis Flemming
Albany Police Department, GA
EOW: Friday, October 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Glendale Police Department, Arizona

Police Officer Bradley Ryan "Brad" Jones
Glendale Police Department, AZ
EOW: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Fultondale Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer David W. Riddlesperger
Fultondale Police Department, AL
EOW: Sunday, October 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

San Bernardino Police Department, California

Police Officer Daniel Cecil Clark
San Bernardino Police Department, CA
EOW: Thursday, November 3, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

Detective Michael Morgan, Jr.
Newark Police Department, NJ
EOW: Monday, November 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Doraville Police Department, Georgia

Detective Robert Shane Wilson
Doraville Police Department, GA
EOW: Monday, November 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Vallejo Police Department, California

Police Officer James Lowell Capoot
Vallejo Police Department, CA
EOW: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Mariano Rodríguez-Maldonado, Jr.
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, November 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Oregon Department of Corrections, Oregon

Correctional Officer Buddy Ray Herron
Oregon Department of Corrections, OR
EOW: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Stabbed

St. Louis Park Police Department, Minnesota

Patrol Officer Michael Joseph Pollitz
St. Louis Park Police Department, MN
EOW: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Leadwood Police Department, Missouri

Chief of Police Jerry E. Hicks, Sr.
Leadwood Police Department, MO
EOW: Sunday, December 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Signal Hill Police Department, California

Police Officer Anthony Alan "Tony" Giniewicz
Signal Hill Police Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Virginia Tech Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer I Deriek W. Crouse
Virginia Tech Police Department, VA
EOW: Thursday, December 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Moore County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Richard Lee "Rick" Rhyne
Moore County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Thursday, December 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Atchison Police Department, Kansas

Sergeant David Ernest Enzbrenner
Atchison Police Department, KS
EOW: Friday, December 9, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Peter J. Figoski
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, December 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Isaac Joel Pizarro-Pizarro
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Blaine County Sheriff's Office, Montana

Undersheriff Patrick Alan Pyette
Blaine County Sheriff's Office, MT
EOW: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

United States Department of the Interior - United States Park Police, U.S. Government

Sergeant Michael Andrew Boehm
United States Department of the Interior - United States Park Police, US
EOW: Friday, December 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Butts County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Ronnie Eugene Smith
Butts County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Saturday, December 17, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

East Washington Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer John David Dryer
East Washington Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, December 19, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chesapeake Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer Specialist Timothy Brian Schock
Chesapeake Police Department, VA
EOW: Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Cause of Death: Drowned

Lakeland Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Arnulfo Crispin
Lakeland Police Department, FL
EOW: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Aiken Department of Public Safety, South Carolina

Master Public Safety Officer Edward Scott "Scotty" Richardson
Aiken Department of Public Safety, SC
EOW: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Alick W. Herrmann
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, December 23, 2011
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Jay Miller
Seminole County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Monday, December 26, 2011
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Trooper William Herman Dyer, III
Florida Highway Patrol, FL
EOW: Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Clifton P. Lewis
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Thursday, December 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Special Agent Daniel Lee "Danny" Knapp
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US
EOW: Thursday, December 29, 2011
Cause of Death: Drowned

Lake City Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer Shawn Steven Schneider
Lake City Police Department, MN
EOW: Friday, December 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Government

Senior Special Agent John Francis Capano
United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, US
EOW: Saturday, December 31, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)


Clark County Sheriff's Department, Washington

K9 Kane
Clark County Sheriff's Department, WA
EOW: Sunday, April 10, 2011
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Palm Springs Police Department, California

K9 Ike
Palm Springs Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, April 17, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Albany Police Department, Ohio

K9 Bungee
New Albany Police Department, OH
EOW: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

New Castle Police Department, Pennsylvania

K9 Chico
New Castle Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, June 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

K9 Reed
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Monday, August 1, 2011
Cause of Death: Drowned

St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

K9 Hatos
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Saturday, August 6, 2011
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Fayette County Sheriff's Office, Texas

K9 Knight
Fayette County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Monday, August 8, 2011
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

K9 Clif
Vineland Police Department, NJ
EOW: Monday, October 10, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

K9 Trax
Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department, IN
EOW: Friday, November 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

K9 Red
Franklin County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Sunday, November 6, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Niagara County Sheriff's Office, New York

K9 Rocky
Niagara County Sheriff's Office, NY
EOW: Sunday, December 4, 2011
Cause of Death: Fall

Louisa County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

K9 Maggie
Louisa County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Monday, December 12, 2011
Cause of Death: Animal related

Richland County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

K9 Fargo
Richland County Sheriff's Department, SC
EOW: Friday, December 16, 2011
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ector County Sheriff's Office, Texas

K9 Kazoe
Ector County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Friday, December 30, 2011
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

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Line of Duty Deaths: 179

9/11 related illness: 7
Aircraft accident: 1
Animal related: 1
Assault: 5
Automobile accident: 35
Drowned: 4
Duty related illness: 7
Explosion: 1
Gunfire: 68
Gunfire (Accidental): 5
Heart attack: 13
Heat exhaustion: 1
Motorcycle accident: 5
Stabbed: 2
Struck by train: 2
Struck by vehicle: 4
Training accident: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 4
Vehicular assault: 12
Weather/Natural disaster: 1

 

By Month

January: 18
February: 14
March: 26
April: 11
May: 16
June: 16
July: 16
August: 15
September: 10
October: 9
November: 7
December: 21

 

By State

Alabama: 4
Arizona: 2
Arkansas: 1
California: 10
Colorado: 2
Delaware: 1
Florida: 15
Georgia: 11
Hawaii: 1
Illinois: 2
Indiana: 2
Iowa: 2
Kansas: 1
Kentucky: 1
Louisiana: 3
Maine: 1
Maryland: 2
Massachusetts: 1
Michigan: 5
Minnesota: 2
Mississippi: 2
Missouri: 6
Montana: 1
New Jersey: 5
New York: 18
North Carolina: 7
North Dakota: 2
Ohio: 6
Oklahoma: 2
Oregon: 3
Pennsylvania: 4
Puerto Rico: 4
South Carolina: 4
South Dakota: 3
Tennessee: 5
Texas: 13
Tribal Police: 2
U.S. Government: 13
Virginia: 6
Washington: 2
Wisconsin: 1
Wyoming: 1

 

By Gender

Male: 168
Female: 11

 

Statistics

Average age: 41
Average tour of duty: 13 years, 6 months


K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 14

view Animal related: 1
Drowned: 1
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 2
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heat exhaustion: 3
Stabbed: 1
Struck by vehicle: 4
 
 
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