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Honoring Officers Killed in 2012
Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Sergeant Abimael Castro-Berrocales
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Sunday, January 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Park Ranger Margaret A. Anderson
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Sunday, January 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation, U.S. Government

Director of Field Operations Julio Daniel La Rosa
United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation, US
EOW: Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Ogden Police Department, Utah

Agent Jared Daniel Francom
Ogden Police Department, UT
EOW: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

Deputy Sheriff William Hauley Coleman
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, AZ
EOW: Sunday, January 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Elko County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

Deputy Sheriff Denny Van Lawrence
Elko County Sheriff's Office, NV
EOW: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Randall L. Benoit
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Francis Agustin Crespo-Mandry
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Arkansas Department of Correction, Arkansas

Corporal Barbara Ann Ester
Arkansas Department of Correction, AR
EOW: Friday, January 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Nevada Department of Corrections, Nevada

Correctional Officer Tracy A. Hardin
Nevada Department of Corrections, NV
EOW: Friday, January 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

Officer Garret Collin Davis
Honolulu Police Department, HI
EOW: Saturday, January 21, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pike County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Special Deputy James Ireland Thacker
Pike County Sheriff's Department, KY
EOW: Monday, January 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Akron Police Department, Ohio

Officer Frank Dennis Mancini
Akron Police Department, OH
EOW: Monday, January 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Senior Police Officer Gail Denise Thomas
Atlanta Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer William Dewitt "Bill" Talbert
Montgomery County Police Department, MD
EOW: Friday, January 27, 2012
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Aiken Department of Public Safety, South Carolina

Master Corporal Sandra Elizabeth "Sandy" Rogers
Aiken Department of Public Safety, SC
EOW: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mobile Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer Steven Caserlos Dion Green, Sr.
Mobile Police Department, AL
EOW: Friday, February 3, 2012
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Detective David Adam White
Clay County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Thursday, February 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, West Virginia

Sergeant Michael Todd May
Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, WV
EOW: Saturday, February 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Washington State Patrol, Washington

Trooper Tony Vian Radulescu
Washington State Patrol, WA
EOW: Thursday, February 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Denis McLarney
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Barbara Ann Pill
Brevard County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lake County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Corrections Officer Britney Rachelle Meux
Lake County Sheriff's Department, IN
EOW: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

Sergeant Ruben Howard Thomas, III
Florida Department of Corrections, FL
EOW: Sunday, March 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Javier Arana, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Charles City County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Michael Christopher Walizer
Charles City County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Saturday, March 31, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Austin Police Department, Texas

Senior Police Officer Jaime D. Padron
Austin Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, April 6, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Norfolk County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Tvelia
Norfolk County Sheriff's Office, MA
EOW: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Adult Correction, North Carolina

Correctional Officer William Lee Wright
North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Adult Correction, NC
EOW: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Cause of Death: Fall

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Robert Lee Paris, Jr.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Greenland Police Department, New Hampshire

Police Chief Michael Patrick Maloney
Greenland Police Department, NH
EOW: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Providence Police Department, Rhode Island

Sergeant Maxwell Robert Dorley
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Choctaw County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff Brian Edward Hayden
Choctaw County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Thursday, April 19, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Chester Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Avery E. Freeman
Chester Police Department, PA
EOW: Monday, April 30, 2012
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Pearl Police Department, Mississippi

Investigator Michael John Walter
Pearl Police Department, MS
EOW: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

Deputy Sheriff David William Wargo, Jr.
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, AZ
EOW: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Oklahoma

Probation / Parole Officer Jeffery Matthew McCoy
Oklahoma Department of Corrections, OK
EOW: Friday, May 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cleveland Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer Justin Durwood Maples
Cleveland Police Department, TN
EOW: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York State Police, New York

Trooper Amanda Dorcas Anna
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Saturday, May 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Englewood Police Department, Colorado

Detective Jeremy Stephen Bitner
Englewood Police Department, CO
EOW: Monday, May 28, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Springfield Police Department, Massachusetts

Police Officer Kevin E. Ambrose
Springfield Police Department, MA
EOW: Monday, June 4, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Upton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Michael Ray Smith
Upton County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Friday, June 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Bladen County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Dewayne Charles Hester
Bladen County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Friday, June 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Harper County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Reserve Deputy Sheriff William Charles "Charley" Coen
Harper County Sheriff's Office, OK
EOW: Sunday, June 10, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Bryan County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sergeant Robert Warren "Bobby" Crapse, Sr.
Bryan County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Friday, June 15, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Lieutenant Christopher M. Pupo
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, June 23, 2012
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Denver Police Department, Colorado

Police Officer Celena Charise Hollis
Denver Police Department, CO
EOW: Sunday, June 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Victor Manuel Soto-Velez
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

Trooper Aaron Robert Beesley
Utah Highway Patrol, UT
EOW: Saturday, June 30, 2012
Cause of Death: Fall

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

Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Friday, July 6, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Millville Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Christopher Wayne Reeves
Millville Police Department, NJ
EOW: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Brian J. Lorenzo
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

New York City Police Department, New York

Sergeant Garrett Danza
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Lumberton Police Department, North Carolina

Master Police Officer Jeremiah Montgomery Goodson, Jr.
Lumberton Police Department, NC
EOW: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, Illinois

Correctional Officer Nikkii Bostic-Jones
Cook County Sheriff's Office - Department of Corrections, IL
EOW: Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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 James Ray Dominguez
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

Officer Chad Michael Morimoto
Honolulu Police Department, HI
EOW: Monday, July 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

Police Officer Matthew Robert Tyner
Colorado Springs Police Department, CO
EOW: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Westfield Police Department, Massachusetts

Police Officer Jose Torres
Westfield Police Department, MA
EOW: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Watauga County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff William Ronald Mast, Jr.
Watauga County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Government

Postal Inspector Preston Boyd Parnell
United States Postal Inspection Service, US
EOW: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Captain Dennis Morales
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, July 27, 2012
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Waxahachie Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Joshua Stanley Williams
Waxahachie Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, July 28, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

Deputy Sheriff Sergio Aleman
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, WI
EOW: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Reagan County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Joshua Shane Mitchell
Reagan County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Brazos County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

Constable Brian David Bachmann
Brazos County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, TX
EOW: Monday, August 13, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Wilfredo Ramos-Nieves
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Michael Triche
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Thursday, August 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Brandon Joseph Nielsen
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Thursday, August 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Mexico Motor Transportation Police, New Mexico

Officer Robert Alan Potter
New Mexico Motor Transportation Police, NM
EOW: Thursday, August 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr.
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, August 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer I Adrian Antonio Morris
Prince George's County Police Department, MD
EOW: Monday, August 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana

Correctional Officer Timothy A. Betts
Indiana Department of Correction, IN
EOW: Sunday, August 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

Corporal Marshall Lee Bailey
West Virginia State Police, WV
EOW: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tompkinsville Police Department, Kentucky

Chief of Police Herbert D. Proffitt
Tompkinsville Police Department, KY
EOW: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer Forrest Edward "Dino" Taylor
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

Trooper Eric Michael Workman
West Virginia State Police, WV
EOW: Friday, August 31, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Captain Leide William DeFusco
Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, CO
EOW: Friday, August 31, 2012
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Kenyon Marc Youngstrom
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

Corporal Charles Barton Licato
Harford County Sheriff's Office, MD
EOW: Thursday, September 6, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

Trooper Bobby Gene Demuth, Jr.
North Carolina Highway Patrol, NC
EOW: Saturday, September 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Jupiter Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Bruce Edwin St. Laurent
Jupiter Police Department, FL
EOW: Sunday, September 9, 2012
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

West Bloomfield Police Department, Michigan

Sergeant Patrick John O'Rourke
West Bloomfield Police Department, MI
EOW: Sunday, September 9, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

Detective Sergeant James G. Hoopes, III
New Jersey State Police, NJ
EOW: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Plymouth Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Bradley Michael Fox
Plymouth Township Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Robert W. Dooley
Detroit Police Department, MI
EOW: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Hodgenville Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer Mark Allen Taulbee
Hodgenville Police Department, KY
EOW: Sunday, September 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Willoughby Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Jason Edward Gresko
Willoughby Police Department, OH
EOW: Friday, September 21, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Colorado Department of Corrections, Colorado

Sergeant Mary Katherine Ricard
Colorado Department of Corrections, CO
EOW: Monday, September 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Allen Schaub
Broward County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

Police Officer Colvin Terrance Georges, Sr.
Virgin Islands Police Department, VI
EOW: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Trooper First Class Blake T. Coble
Pennsylvania State Police, PA
EOW: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Sergeant Paul Hernandez
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Cause of Death: Heart attack

El Paso Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Jonathan Keith Molina
El Paso Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, October 5, 2012
Cause of Death: Assault

Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper Andrew David Fox
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Friday, October 5, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Worcester Police Department, Massachusetts

Police Officer Peter James Kneeland
Worcester Police Department, MA
EOW: Sunday, October 7, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Correctional Officer Larry L. Stell
Georgia Department of Corrections, GA
EOW: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer Joseph Paul Olivieri, Jr.
Nassau County Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, October 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Nassau County Police Department, New York

Police Officer Arthur Lopez
Nassau County Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Border Patrol Agent David Richard Delaney
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US
EOW: Friday, November 2, 2012
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Richard Joseph Halford
Atlanta Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, November 3, 2012
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Shawn Antonio Smiley
Atlanta Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, November 3, 2012
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Iván Gustavo Román-Matos
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lakewood Police Department, Colorado

Police Agent James Jeffery Davies
Lakewood Police Department, CO
EOW: Friday, November 9, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Henry County Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Elgin Levarn Daniel
Henry County Police Department, GA
EOW: Monday, November 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff C. Anthony Rakes
Marion County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff Scott Jeffrey Ward
Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, AL
EOW: Friday, November 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Illinois State Police, Illinois

Trooper Kyle William Deatherage
Illinois State Police, IL
EOW: Monday, November 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Cold Spring Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer Thomas Edward Decker
Cold Spring Police Department, MN
EOW: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Edwin Horne, III
United States Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement, US
EOW: Sunday, December 2, 2012
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Ricky Ray Issac, Jr.
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Saturday, December 8, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Patrolman Martoiya Veontwanneice Woods Lang
Memphis Police Department, TN
EOW: Friday, December 14, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Richard Parsons
Washington County Sheriff's Office, MO
EOW: Saturday, December 15, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

El Paso Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Angel David Garcia
El Paso Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, December 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Topeka Police Department, Kansas

Corporal David Scott Gogian
Topeka Police Department, KS
EOW: Sunday, December 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Topeka Police Department, Kansas

Police Officer Jeffrey Glenn Atherly
Topeka Police Department, KS
EOW: Sunday, December 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Clayton County Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Sean Louis Callahan
Clayton County Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Wauwatosa Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena
Wauwatosa Police Department, WI
EOW: Monday, December 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bellaire Police Department, Texas

Corporal Jimmie Deveril Norman
Bellaire Police Department, TX
EOW: Monday, December 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Webster Police Department, New York

Lieutenant Michael John "Chip" Chiapperini
Webster Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, December 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Henderson County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Detective Randall "Shane" Thomas
Henderson County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Friday, December 28, 2012
Cause of Death: Training accident

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Edrees Mukhtar
San Antonio Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, December 29, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

Officer Chris Yung
Prince William County Police Department, VA
EOW: Monday, December 31, 2012
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident


Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi

K9 Nero
Hattiesburg Police Department, MS
EOW: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Vermilion Police Department, Ohio

K9 Andy
Vermilion Police Department, OH
EOW: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Fall

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

K9 Jeg
Arizona Department of Public Safety, AZ
EOW: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Lee County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

K9 Chase
Lee County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Monday, July 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

K9 Vegas
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

K9 Hades
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Anderson Police Department, Indiana

K9 Kilo
Anderson Police Department, IN
EOW: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mercer County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

K9 Zak
Mercer County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Panama Police Department, Oklahoma

K9 Creed
Panama Police Department, OK
EOW: Sunday, August 5, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Camden Police Department, New Jersey

K9 Serge
Camden Police Department, NJ
EOW: Thursday, August 9, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Anderson Police Department, Indiana

K9 Magnum
Anderson Police Department, IN
EOW: Monday, August 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, California

K9 Morgan
Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Monday, August 20, 2012
Cause of Death: Exposure to toxins

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

K9 Chuck
Jackson County Sheriff's Department, MS
EOW: Thursday, August 23, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

K9 Harley
Des Moines Police Department, IA
EOW: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Warwick Police Department, Georgia

K9 Sasha
Warwick Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, September 1, 2012
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

K9 Tank
Utah Highway Patrol, UT
EOW: Friday, November 16, 2012
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

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

K9 Nash
United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, US
EOW: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

K9 Ivan
Tucson Police Department, AZ
EOW: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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Line of Duty Deaths: 125

9/11 related illness: 4
Aircraft accident: 3
Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 22
Duty related illness: 3
Fall: 2
Gunfire: 48
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 6
Heat exhaustion: 1
Motorcycle accident: 5
Stabbed: 5
Struck by vehicle: 6
Training accident: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 5
Vehicular assault: 11

 

By Month

January: 16
February: 4
March: 6
April: 8
May: 6
June: 9
July: 15
August: 14
September: 14
October: 9
November: 10
December: 14

 

By State

Alabama: 2
Arizona: 2
Arkansas: 1
California: 2
Colorado: 6
Florida: 5
Georgia: 7
Hawaii: 2
Illinois: 2
Indiana: 2
Kansas: 2
Kentucky: 4
Louisiana: 4
Maryland: 4
Massachusetts: 4
Michigan: 2
Minnesota: 1
Mississippi: 1
Missouri: 1
Nevada: 2
New Hampshire: 1
New Jersey: 2
New Mexico: 1
New York: 8
North Carolina: 6
Ohio: 2
Oklahoma: 3
Pennsylvania: 5
Puerto Rico: 5
Rhode Island: 1
South Carolina: 1
Tennessee: 2
Texas: 11
U.S. Government: 9
Utah: 2
Virgin Islands: 1
Virginia: 3
Washington: 1
West Virginia: 3
Wisconsin: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 113
Female: 12

 

Statistics

Average age: 41
Average tour of duty: 12 years


K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 18

view Automobile accident: 1
Exposure to toxins: 1
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 6
Heat exhaustion: 8
Struck by vehicle: 1
 
 
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