Honoring Officers Killed in 1973

Park Ranger Robert D. Metherell

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Park Ranger Ronald V. Trussell

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, February 7, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Patrolman Monroe Odis Scott

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX

EOW: Friday, May 18, 1973

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

Special Agent Emir Benitez

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, US

EOW: Thursday, August 9, 1973

Cause: Gunfire

Inspector Milton A. Rueck

Illinois Department of Conservation - Division of Law Enforcement, IL

EOW: Sunday, August 19, 1973

Cause: Struck by train

Constable Allen Graham

Pecos County Constable's Office, TX

EOW: Tuesday, September 18, 1973

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Pilot Friedrich "Fritz" Karl

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, October 4, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Senior Patrol Agent John S. Blue

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, October 4, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident