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Honoring Officers Killed in 2015
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Sergeant Sean Patrick Renfro
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, CO
EOW: Saturday, January 3, 2015
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Lakeshire Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer Ronald Eugene Strittmatter
Lakeshire Police Department, MO
EOW: Saturday, January 3, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer Craig Anthony Chandler
Baltimore City Police Department, MD
EOW: Friday, January 9, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Officer V Christopher A. Davis
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Officer V Eligio Ruiz Garcia, Jr.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department, New York

Deputy Chief Steven Bonano
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Mississippi Gaming Commission, Mississippi

Director of Investigations John Ballard Gorman
Mississippi Gaming Commission, MS
EOW: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, New Jersey

Detective I John Scott Stevens
Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, NJ
EOW: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Loxley Police Department, Alabama

Sergeant Charles Kerry Mitchum
Loxley Police Department, AL
EOW: Monday, January 26, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Town Creek Police Department, Alabama

Patrolman Roger Monroe Odell
Town Creek Police Department, AL
EOW: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Rodney Condall
Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Jacksboro Police Department, Tennessee

Detective Michael Lynn Starrett
Jacksboro Police Department, TN
EOW: Friday, January 30, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

Trooper Nicholas Glenn Dees
Oklahoma Highway Patrol, OK
EOW: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Peter D. Ciaccio
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, February 12, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Guam Police Department, Guam

Police Officer III Siegfred D. R. "Dove" Mortera
Guam Police Department, GU
EOW: Saturday, February 14, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

Captain Neville Stanley Kealii Colburn
Honolulu Police Department, HI
EOW: Monday, February 23, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

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

Special Agent William C. Sheldon
United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, US
EOW: Monday, March 2, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Fulton County Police Department, Georgia

Detective Terence Avery Green
Fulton County Police Department, GA
EOW: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bullitt County Detention Center, Kentucky

Lieutenant Clifford Scott Travis
Bullitt County Detention Center, KY
EOW: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Sergeant Robert Francis Wilson, III
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer Brennan Roger Rabain
Prince George's County Police Department, MD
EOW: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

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

Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Lamar Wells
United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US
EOW: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Warren County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

Deputy Sheriff Johnny Edward Gatson
Warren County Sheriff's Office, MS
EOW: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Nicholasville Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer Burke Jevon Rhoads
Nicholasville Police Department, KY
EOW: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Stone Park Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman George S. Nissen
Stone Park Police Department, IL
EOW: Thursday, March 12, 2015
Cause of Death: Assault

New York State Police, New York

Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, Jr.
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Friday, March 13, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Clayton County Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Darryl Deon Wallace
Clayton County Police Department, GA
EOW: Sunday, March 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pell City Police Department, Alabama

Lieutenant Richard Glenn Woods
Pell City Police Department, AL
EOW: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

El Paso Police Department, Texas

Patrolman Adrian Arellano
El Paso Police Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

Senior Police Officer Alex K. Yazzie
Navajo Division of Public Safety, TR
EOW: Thursday, March 19, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

San Jose Police Department, California

Police Officer Michael Jeremiah Johnson
San Jose Police Department, CA
EOW: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin

Trooper Trevor John Casper
Wisconsin State Patrol, WI
EOW: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer David Lee Colley
Montgomery Police Department, AL
EOW: Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Ocala Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Jared J. Forsyth
Ocala Police Department, FL
EOW: Monday, April 6, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Jeanerette Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Juandre Devon Gilliam, Sr
Jeanerette Police Department, LA
EOW: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Manchester Township Police Department, New Jersey

Corporal Scott R. Thompson
Manchester Township Police Department, NJ
EOW: Friday, April 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Coos County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

Deputy Sheriff Gil C. Datan
Coos County Sheriff's Office, OR
EOW: Monday, April 20, 2015
Cause of Death: Accidental

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Brian Raymond Moore
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, May 4, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Coeur d'Alene Police Department, Idaho

Sergeant Gregory King Moore
Coeur d'Alene Police Department, ID
EOW: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ligonier Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Eric Alan Eslary
Ligonier Township Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Allegheny County District Attorney's Office - Investigative Division, Pennsylvania

Detective Paul John Koropal
Allegheny County District Attorney's Office - Investigative Division, PA
EOW: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Stuart F. Fishkin
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Friday, May 8, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman Liquori Terja Tate
Hattiesburg Police Department, MS
EOW: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman Benjamin Joseph Deen
Hattiesburg Police Department, MS
EOW: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Johnson County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Auxiliary Deputy Sonny Allan Smith
Johnson County Sheriff's Office, AR
EOW: Friday, May 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Richard K. Martin
Houston Police Department, TX
EOW: Monday, May 18, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

Detective Kerrie Sue Orozco
Omaha Police Department, NE
EOW: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau, North Carolina

Inspector Robert James Bowling
North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Bureau, NC
EOW: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

Deputy Sheriff Michael Alan Brandle
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, OH
EOW: Thursday, May 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

Trooper Taylor Joseph Thyfault
Colorado State Patrol, CO
EOW: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Housing Authority of New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Patrolman James Arthur Bennett, Jr.
Housing Authority of New Orleans Police Department, LA
EOW: Sunday, May 24, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mississippi Department of Corrections, Mississippi

Sergeant Iris Janett Smith
Mississippi Department of Corrections, MS
EOW: Monday, May 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Rio Rancho Police Department, New Mexico

Police Officer Gregg Anthony "Nigel" Benner
Rio Rancho Police Department, NM
EOW: Monday, May 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

Trooper Anthony A. Raspa
New Jersey State Police, NJ
EOW: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

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

Deputy U.S. Marshal Zacarias Toro, Jr.
United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US
EOW: Sunday, June 14, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sheriff Ladson Lamar O'Connor
Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Chehalis Police Department, Washington

Police Officer Rick Lee Silva
Chehalis Police Department, WA
EOW: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Cause of Death: Assault

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Sonny Lee Kim
Cincinnati Police Department, OH
EOW: Friday, June 19, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Daryle S. Holloway
New Orleans Police Department, LA
EOW: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

Trooper Eric Keith Chrisman
Kentucky State Police, KY
EOW: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Hutto Police Department, Texas

Detective Sergeant Christopher Dan Kelley
Hutto Police Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

San Angelo Police Department, Texas

Sergeant Korby Lee Kennedy
San Angelo Police Department, TX
EOW: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Bakersfield Police Department, California

Police Officer David Joseph Nelson
Bakersfield Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, June 26, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Correctional Officer Gregory Dale Mitchell
Georgia Department of Corrections, GA
EOW: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Cause of Death: Accidental

Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John James Wilding
Scranton Police Department, PA
EOW: Sunday, July 12, 2015
Cause of Death: Fall

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Sergeant James Bryan McCrystal
Georgia Department of Corrections, GA
EOW: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Officer II Timothy A. Davison
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Assault

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Vernell Brown, Jr.
New Orleans Police Department, LA
EOW: Friday, July 17, 2015
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Hayward Police Department, California

Sergeant Scott Paul Lunger
Hayward Police Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer II Sean Michael Bolton
Memphis Police Department, TN
EOW: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Thomas Joseph LaValley
Shreveport Police Department, LA
EOW: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Washington State Patrol, Washington

Detective Brent L. Hanger
Washington State Patrol, WA
EOW: Thursday, August 6, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan

First Lieutenant Arthur Adolph Green, III
Michigan Department of Natural Resources, MI
EOW: Sunday, August 9, 2015
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Tazewell County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff Craig Stephen Whisenand
Tazewell County Sheriff's Office, IL
EOW: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, California

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Diamond Francies
Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Cause of Death: Drowned

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Sergeant Joseph James Abdella
Detroit Police Department, MI
EOW: Friday, August 14, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Carson City Sheriff's Office, Nevada

Deputy Sheriff Carl G. Howell
Carson City Sheriff's Office, NV
EOW: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Elsa L. Rosa-Ortiz
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, August 17, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Detention Officer Tronoski Dontel Jones
Harris County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Thursday, August 20, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana

Senior Trooper Steven J. Vincent
Louisiana State Police, LA
EOW: Monday, August 24, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department, Missouri

Sergeant Peggy Marie Vassallo
Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department, MO
EOW: Monday, August 24, 2015
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Sunset Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Henry Andres Nelson
Sunset Police Department, LA
EOW: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Michigan State Police, Michigan

Trooper Chad H. Wolf
Michigan State Police, MI
EOW: Friday, August 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Trooper James Matthew Bava
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Friday, August 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Darren H. Goforth
Harris County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Friday, August 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Sergeant Miguel Jose Perez-Rios
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, September 7, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Yonkers Police Department, New York

Lieutenant Roy D. McLaughlin
Yonkers Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, September 10, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

City University of New York Department of Public Safety, New York

Deputy Chief John P. McKee
City University of New York Department of Public Safety, NY
EOW: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Kentucky State Police, Kentucky

Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder
Kentucky State Police, KY
EOW: Sunday, September 13, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

Deputy Sheriff Steven Brett Hawkins
Harrison County Sheriff's Office, MO
EOW: Sunday, September 13, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff Dwight Darwin Maness
McHenry County Sheriff's Office, IL
EOW: Monday, September 14, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chatham County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Richard Allen Hall
Chatham County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Crawford Police Department, New York

Sergeant Eric O. Meier
Crawford Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Vermont State Police, Vermont

Trooper Kyle David Young
Vermont State Police, VT
EOW: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

Master Patrol Officer Kevin Jermaine Toatley
DeKalb County Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper II Nathan-Michael William Smith
Virginia State Police, VA
EOW: Monday, September 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff William J. Myers
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Madison County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Vela
Madison County Sheriff's Office, TN
EOW: Monday, September 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Forest Acres Police Department, South Carolina

Police Officer Gregory Thomas Alia
Forest Acres Police Department, SC
EOW: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cherokee Indian Police Department, Tribal Police

Patrol Officer Anthony E. Lossiah
Cherokee Indian Police Department, TR
EOW: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Aitkin County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

Investigator Steven Martin Sandberg
Aitkin County Sheriff's Office, MN
EOW: Sunday, October 18, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Randolph A. Holder
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department, Tennessee

Park Ranger James Marvin Wallen, Jr.
Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department, TN
EOW: Sunday, October 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Bell County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

Deputy Constable Jeffrey Emmons Radford
Bell County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, TX
EOW: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Albuquerque Police Department, New Mexico

Police Officer Daniel Scott Webster
Albuquerque Police Department, NM
EOW: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Sergeant William Karl Keesee
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

San Bernardino Police Department, California

Police Officer Bryce Edward Hanes
San Bernardino Police Department, CA
EOW: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Richmond Police Department, Kentucky

Senior Patrol Officer Daniel Neil Ellis
Richmond Police Department, KY
EOW: Friday, November 6, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ohio University Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Nathan John Van Oort, Sr.
Ohio University Police Department, OH
EOW: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Cause of Death: Weather/Natural disaster

Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

Police Officer Stacy Lynn Case
Columbia Police Department, SC
EOW: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Marlin Police Department, Texas

Chief of Police Darrell Lamond Allen
Marlin Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

Trooper Jaimie Lynn Jursevics
Colorado State Patrol, CO
EOW: Sunday, November 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Downey Police Department, California

Police Officer Ricardo Galvez
Downey Police Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Georgia Ports Authority Police Department, Georgia

Corporal William Matthew Solomon
Georgia Ports Authority Police Department, GA
EOW: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Humane Law Enforcement, New York

Special Investigator Diane DiGiacomo
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Humane Law Enforcement, NY
EOW: Friday, November 20, 2015
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

McFarland Police Department, Wisconsin

K9 Officer Ryan Patrick Copeland
McFarland Police Department, WI
EOW: Monday, November 23, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

Police Officer I Garrett Preston Russell Swasey
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Police Department, CO
EOW: Friday, November 27, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Clair Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Lloyd E. Reed, Jr.
St. Clair Township Police Department, PA
EOW: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer III Noah Aaron Leotta
Montgomery County Police Department, MD
EOW: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

Trooper Eli M. McCarson
New Jersey State Police, NJ
EOW: Thursday, December 17, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Adrianna Maria Vorderbruggen
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, US
EOW: Monday, December 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Bomb

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Michael Anthony Cinco
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, US
EOW: Monday, December 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Bomb

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Peter Wagner Taub
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, US
EOW: Monday, December 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Bomb

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Chester J. McBride, III
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, US
EOW: Monday, December 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Bomb

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Joseph G. Lemm
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, US
EOW: Monday, December 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Bomb

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

Special Agent Louis Michael Bonacasa
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, US
EOW: Monday, December 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Bomb

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Commander Frank Román-Rodríguez
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, December 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Lieutenant Luz M. Soto-Segarra
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, December 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Rosario Hernández de Hoyos
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, December 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Juan Feliciano
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Cause of Death: Heart attack


Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

K9 Blue
Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Fire

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

K9 Sultan
Riverside County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Wise County Sheriff's Office, Texas

K9 Pepper
Wise County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

K9 Mako
Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Cause of Death: Animal related

Bath Police Department, West Virginia

K9 Fritzie
Bath Police Department, WV
EOW: Thursday, March 12, 2015
Cause of Death: Drowned

Tacoma Police Department, Washington

K9 Barney
Tacoma Police Department, WA
EOW: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Poisoned

Audubon County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

K9 Harry
Audubon County Sheriff's Office, IA
EOW: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Maryland Division of Correction, Maryland

K9 Bella
Maryland Division of Correction, MD
EOW: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Fire

King County Sheriff's Office, Washington

K9 Jimmy
King County Sheriff's Office, WA
EOW: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Kissimmee Police Department, Florida

K9 Igor
Kissimmee Police Department, FL
EOW: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Hialeah Police Department, Florida

K9 Jimmy
Hialeah Police Department, FL
EOW: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Hialeah Police Department, Florida

K9 Hector
Hialeah Police Department, FL
EOW: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Hancock County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

K9 Chewbacca
Hancock County Sheriff's Office, MS
EOW: Monday, June 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Animal related

Stockton Police Department, California

K9 Nitro
Stockton Police Department, CA
EOW: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Savannah State University Police Department, Georgia

K9 Baston
Savannah State University Police Department, GA
EOW: Friday, July 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

K9 Titus
Little Rock Police Department, AR
EOW: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Conyers Police Department, Georgia

K9 Zane
Conyers Police Department, GA
EOW: Thursday, July 16, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Muldrow Police Department, Oklahoma

K9 Zeke
Muldrow Police Department, OK
EOW: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office, Texas

K9 Jola
Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Monday, August 10, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

K9 Falko
Toledo Police Department, OH
EOW: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Brown County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

K9 Wix
Brown County Sheriff's Office, WI
EOW: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Maryland Division of Correction, Maryland

K9 Kojack
Maryland Division of Correction, MD
EOW: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Maryland Division of Correction, Maryland

K9 Dingo
Maryland Division of Correction, MD
EOW: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Cause of Death: Heat exhaustion

Vancouver Police Department, Washington

K9 Ike
Vancouver Police Department, WA
EOW: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Cause of Death: Stabbed

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

K9 Dutch
Minneapolis Police Department, MN
EOW: Saturday, September 5, 2015
Cause of Death: Training accident

K9 Koa
Lander Police Department, WY
EOW: Friday, October 16, 2015
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

K9 Hyco
Anderson County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Cause of Death: Gunfire

2015 Honor Roll of Heroes

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Line of Duty Deaths: 130

9/11 related illness: 8
Accidental: 2
Aircraft accident: 1
Assault: 3
Automobile accident: 27
Bomb: 6
Drowned: 1
Duty related illness: 2
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 39
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 17
Motorcycle accident: 3
Struck by vehicle: 4
Vehicle pursuit: 5
Vehicular assault: 8
Weather/Natural disaster: 1

 

By Month

January: 13
February: 3
March: 16
April: 5
May: 17
June: 9
July: 6
August: 16
September: 14
October: 7
November: 12
December: 12

 

By State

Alabama: 4
Arkansas: 1
California: 6
Colorado: 4
Florida: 2
Georgia: 8
Guam: 1
Hawaii: 1
Idaho: 1
Illinois: 3
Kentucky: 5
Louisiana: 8
Maryland: 3
Michigan: 3
Minnesota: 1
Mississippi: 5
Missouri: 4
Nebraska: 1
Nevada: 1
New Jersey: 4
New Mexico: 2
New York: 11
North Carolina: 1
Ohio: 3
Oklahoma: 1
Oregon: 1
Pennsylvania: 5
Puerto Rico: 5
South Carolina: 2
Tennessee: 4
Texas: 12
Tribal Police: 2
U.S. Government: 9
Vermont: 1
Virginia: 1
Washington: 2
Wisconsin: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 119
Female: 11

 

Statistics

Average age: 41
Average tour of duty: 12 years, 3 months


K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 27

view Animal related: 2
Automobile accident: 1
Drowned: 1
Fire: 2
Gunfire: 4
Heat exhaustion: 12
Poisoned: 1
Stabbed: 1
Struck by vehicle: 2
Training accident: 1
 
 
All 2016 Deaths