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Honoring Officers Killed in 2005
Henderson County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Sergeant Larry Dale Cottingham
Henderson County Sheriff's Office, KY
EOW: Monday, January 3, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

Police Officer Bryan S. Hurst
Columbus Division of Police, OH
EOW: Thursday, January 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Ceres Police Department, California

Sergeant Howard King "Howie" Stevenson
Ceres Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, January 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California

Corrections Officer Manuel Ariza Gonzalez, Jr.
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CA
EOW: Monday, January 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Stabbed

York County Sheriff's Office, Pennsylvania

Deputy Sheriff Edward Eugene "Skip" Schroeder, Jr.
York County Sheriff's Office, PA
EOW: Monday, January 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Bridgeton Police Department, Missouri

Patrolman Scott Morgan Armstrong
Bridgeton Police Department, MO
EOW: Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

St. James Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer Jesse W. Embrey, III
St. James Police Department, MO
EOW: Saturday, January 15, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Castleberry Independent School District Police Department, Texas

Patrol Officer Lloyd Auther Rogers
Castleberry Independent School District Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department, North Carolina

Police Officer James Mitchell "Mitch" Prince
Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department, NC
EOW: Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

Sheriff Matthew Haden Samuels
Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, KS
EOW: Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lawrenceburg Police Department, Indiana

Detective Sergeant Thomas Lynn Cochran
Lawrenceburg Police Department, IN
EOW: Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff James Phillip Tutino
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

French Camp Police Department, Mississippi

Chief of Police Anthony Dwight Lucas
French Camp Police Department, MS
EOW: Friday, February 4, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Wayne J. Koester
Lake County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Wednesday, February 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Wayne County Airport Authority Police Department, Michigan

Sergeant Michael Allen Scarbrough
Wayne County Airport Authority Police Department, MI
EOW: Wednesday, February 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Columbia Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer Molly Suzanne Thomas-Bowden
Columbia Police Department, MO
EOW: Thursday, February 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Department of Defense - Pentagon Police Department, U.S. Government

Police Officer James Melvin Feltis, III
United States Department of Defense - Pentagon Police Department, US
EOW: Monday, February 14, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Henry County Police Department, Georgia

Officer Charles Richard Thomas Haist
Henry County Police Department, GA
EOW: Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff Haven Blake Gammill
Douglas County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Thursday, February 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Eagle Pass Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Eric Jay Van Fossan
Eagle Pass Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, February 26, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Hardeeville Police Department, South Carolina

Corporal Mark David Jones
Hardeeville Police Department, SC
EOW: Sunday, February 27, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana

Senior Agent Jim Robyn Bennet Matkin
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, LA
EOW: Wednesday, March 2, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Atlantic City Police Department, New Jersey

Patrolman Thomas J. McMeekin, Jr.
Atlantic City Police Department, NJ
EOW: Friday, March 4, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Lawrence Police Department, Indiana

Police Officer Craig Steven Herbert
Lawrence Police Department, IN
EOW: Sunday, March 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Sergeant Hoyt Keith Teasley
Fulton County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Friday, March 11, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Assistant SAC David Gray Wilhelm
United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Office of Investigations, US
EOW: Friday, March 11, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Anderson County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

Master Deputy J. Alex Burdette
Anderson County Sheriff's Office, SC
EOW: Saturday, March 12, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Seattle Police Department, Washington

Police Officer Jackson Vernon "Jack" Lone
Seattle Police Department, WA
EOW: Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Drowned

Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York

Corrections Officer John R. Allen
Nassau County Sheriff's Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Fall

Decherd Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer Michael Keith Buckner
Decherd Police Department, TN
EOW: Thursday, March 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman Thomas Drumane Catchings
Jackson Police Department, MS
EOW: Thursday, March 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Suffolk Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer II William Andrew "Drew" Henley
Suffolk Police Department, VA
EOW: Saturday, March 19, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Sergeant Carl Dewayne Graham, Jr.
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Sunday, March 20, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer Peter Alan Grignon
Louisville Metro Police Department, KY
EOW: Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Easton Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Jesse Erick Sollman
Easton Police Department, PA
EOW: Friday, March 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Panama City Beach Police Department, Florida

Sergeant Kevin Scott Kight
Panama City Beach Police Department, FL
EOW: Sunday, March 27, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Niles Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Steven Michael Zourkas
Niles Police Department, IL
EOW: Friday, April 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Harvey County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

Deputy Sheriff Kurt Andrew Ford
Harvey County Sheriff's Office, KS
EOW: Saturday, April 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Charles Police Department, Illinois

Sergeant Daniel Paul Figgins
St. Charles Police Department, IL
EOW: Saturday, April 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Belmont Police Department, North Carolina

Captain Byron Douglas Carpenter
Belmont Police Department, NC
EOW: Saturday, April 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Providence Police Department, Rhode Island

Detective Sergeant James Lloyd Allen
Providence Police Department, RI
EOW: Sunday, April 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Trooper Ralph C. Tatoian
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer Larry Randolph Cox
Chillicothe Police Department, OH
EOW: Thursday, April 21, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Thomas G. Brophy
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Thursday, April 21, 2005
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Mark Anthony Cross
Atlanta Police Department, GA
EOW: Saturday, April 23, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pittsburg Police Department, California

Police Officer Larry Elwood Lasater, Jr.
Pittsburg Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, April 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Illinois State University Police Department, Illinois

Detective Anthony J. "Tony" Hosey
Illinois State University Police Department, IL
EOW: Monday, April 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Tuscaloosa Police Department, Alabama

Patrolman Harold Loyd Thorne, Jr.
Tuscaloosa Police Department, AL
EOW: Monday, April 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Los Angeles World Airports Police Department, California

Police Officer Tommy Edward Scott
Los Angeles World Airports Police Department, CA
EOW: Friday, April 29, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Richland County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Byron Keith Cannon
Richland County Sheriff's Department, SC
EOW: Wednesday, May 4, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Mariano "Rocky" Lemus, Jr.
Orange County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Friday, May 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

Sergeant Gerald Dennis Vick
St. Paul Police Department, MN
EOW: Friday, May 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Denver Police Department, Colorado

Detective Donald Ray Young
Denver Police Department, CO
EOW: Sunday, May 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Battle Creek City Police Department, Michigan

Detective LaVern Steven Brann
Battle Creek City Police Department, MI
EOW: Monday, May 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Llano County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Harrison Taylor
Llano County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Monday, May 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

Police Officer David Christopher Uribe
Phoenix Police Department, AZ
EOW: Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

Lance Corporal Jonathan Wade Parker
South Carolina Highway Patrol, SC
EOW: Monday, May 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

Reserve Sergeant Joseph Pozell
Metropolitan Police Department, DC
EOW: Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Wadena Police Department, Minnesota

Officer Peter Jay Resch
Wadena Police Department, MN
EOW: Thursday, May 19, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Wayne Muñiz-Caro
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Jimmy Ray Carty, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX
EOW: Thursday, May 26, 2005
Cause of Death: Training accident

Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Maurice Glen Brignac
Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Department, LA
EOW: Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Livingston County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff Roger Dale Lynch
Livingston County Sheriff's Department, KY
EOW: Thursday, June 2, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

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

Special Agent Robert Russell "Rob" Hardesty
United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US
EOW: Thursday, June 2, 2005
Cause of Death: Fall

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

Correctional Officer Gabriel B. Saucedo
Arizona Department of Corrections, AZ
EOW: Thursday, June 2, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Northumberland County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff John Walter Sanford, Jr.
Northumberland County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Sunday, June 19, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

White County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff George Clifford Griffin, Sr.
White County Sheriff's Department, AR
EOW: Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

Sergeant Steven Francis Gaughan
Prince George's County Police Department, MD
EOW: Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Paris Williams, Sr.
Philadelphia Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Gregory Alan Gariepy
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Jerry Ortiz
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Friday, June 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Dinwiddie County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Lieutenant James Edward "Bo" Weaver
Dinwiddie County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Monday, June 27, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Plymouth Police Department, Ohio

Chief of Police William Burkett
Plymouth Police Department, OH
EOW: Friday, July 1, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Kirkwood Police Department, Missouri

Sergeant William Leo McEntee
Kirkwood Police Department, MO
EOW: Tuesday, July 5, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

Reserve Deputy Constable Nehemiah Pickens
Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, TX
EOW: Tuesday, July 5, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

New York State Police, New York

Senior Investigator Thomas M. O'Neill
New York State Police, NY
EOW: Wednesday, July 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee

Trooper Todd Michael Larkins
Tennessee Highway Patrol, TN
EOW: Friday, July 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Michael Kievernagel
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, July 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Patrick Blount
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Wednesday, July 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident

Franklin Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

Sergeant Rogelio "Roy" Gonzalez, Jr.
Franklin Parish Sheriff's Department, LA
EOW: Friday, July 15, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Flint Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Owen David Fisher
Flint Police Department, MI
EOW: Saturday, July 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Newark School District Police Services, New Jersey

Special Officer Dwayne Anthony Reeves
Newark School District Police Services, NJ
EOW: Monday, July 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

Trooper Vincent P. Cila
Massachusetts State Police, MA
EOW: Friday, July 22, 2005
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Braselton Police Department, Georgia

Sergeant K. Todd Helcher
Braselton Police Department, GA
EOW: Monday, July 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

San Leandro Police Department, California

Police Officer Nels Daniel "Dan" Niemi
San Leandro Police Department, CA
EOW: Monday, July 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mattawan Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer Scot Andrew Beyerstedt
Mattawan Police Department, MI
EOW: Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

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

Seasonal Park Ranger Jeffrey A. Christensen
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, US
EOW: Friday, July 29, 2005
Cause of Death: Fall

Sapulpa Police Department, Oklahoma

Police Officer Larry William Cantrell
Sapulpa Police Department, OK
EOW: Sunday, July 31, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Agent Jesús Lizardo-Espada
Puerto Rico Police Department, PR
EOW: Monday, August 1, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer Wayne Thomas "Cotton" Morgan
Tennessee Department of Correction, TN
EOW: Tuesday, August 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Baton Rouge City Police Department, Louisiana

Detective Terry Lee Melancon, Jr.
Baton Rouge City Police Department, LA
EOW: Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

Police Officer James C. McBride
Metropolitan Police Department, DC
EOW: Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Pima County Sheriff's Department, Arizona

Deputy Sheriff Timothy David Graham
Pima County Sheriff's Department, AZ
EOW: Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Pine Lake Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Francis Manuel Ortega
Pine Lake Police Department, GA
EOW: Thursday, August 11, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New Smyrna Beach Police Department, Florida

Police Officer Roy Lundell Nelson, Jr.
New Smyrna Beach Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, August 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Crystal Springs Police Department, Mississippi

Police Officer Timothy Lee Webster
Crystal Springs Police Department, MS
EOW: Saturday, August 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Corporal John A. "Jay" Sampietro, Jr.
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Essex County Sheriff's Department, New York

Deputy Sheriff Eric Peter Loiselle
Essex County Sheriff's Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Albuquerque Police Department, New Mexico

Police Officer Michael R. King
Albuquerque Police Department, NM
EOW: Thursday, August 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Albuquerque Police Department, New Mexico

Police Officer Richard W. Smith, Jr.
Albuquerque Police Department, NM
EOW: Thursday, August 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Robertson County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Michael Bancroft
Robertson County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, August 23, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Huntsville Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer Daniel Howard Golden
Huntsville Police Department, AL
EOW: Monday, August 29, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Douglas Police Department, Arizona

Police Officer Ramon Molina Rios, Jr.
Douglas Police Department, AZ
EOW: Sunday, September 4, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Lino Lakes Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer Shawn Barrington Silvera
Lino Lakes Police Department, MN
EOW: Tuesday, September 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Arkansas State Police, Arkansas

Corporal Mark Wesley Carthron
Arkansas State Police, AR
EOW: Monday, September 12, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer Tara Marie Drummond
Kennesaw Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Burke County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Bobby Lee Cox
Burke County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

San Jacinto County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

Sergeant Denny F. Gallaway, Jr.
San Jacinto County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, TX
EOW: Thursday, September 15, 2005
Cause of Death: Drowned

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Sergeant Ruben Orozco, Sr.
El Paso County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Saturday, September 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Woodstock Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer Gary Alan Hoffman
Woodstock Police Department, VA
EOW: Saturday, September 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

United States Department of State - Diplomatic Security Service, U.S. Government

Special Agent Stephen Eric Sullivan
United States Department of State - Diplomatic Security Service, US
EOW: Monday, September 19, 2005
Cause of Death: Bomb

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Mint Police, U.S. Government

Police Officer Ted Marvin Shinault
United States Department of the Treasury - United States Mint Police, US
EOW: Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Washington Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff Jeffery Bickham
Washington Parish Sheriff's Office, LA
EOW: Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

Trooper D. Kevin Floyd
Missouri State Highway Patrol, MO
EOW: Thursday, September 22, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer David Marin Romero
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Friday, September 23, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

White Hall Police Department, Alabama

Assistant Chief of Police Johnnie Lane Shaner
White Hall Police Department, AL
EOW: Friday, September 23, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

University of Central Florida Police Department, Florida

Corporal Mario Roberto Jenkins
University of Central Florida Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, September 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

California Department of Justice, California

Special Agent Supervisor William Hershall Garvey
California Department of Justice, CA
EOW: Saturday, September 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

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

Special Agent Daniel Paul Madrid
United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service - Office of Investigations, US
EOW: Saturday, September 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

York Police Department, Alabama

Chief of Police Dion Rastus Nelson, Sr.
York Police Department, AL
EOW: Saturday, September 24, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Waynesboro Police Department, Mississippi

Corporal James Calvin "Jamie" Walker
Waynesboro Police Department, MS
EOW: Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Newtown Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer Brian Steven Gregg
Newtown Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, September 29, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Brian Matthews
Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, NC
EOW: Friday, September 30, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Hall County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

Deputy Sheriff James Timothy "Tim" White
Hall County Sheriff's Office, GA
EOW: Monday, October 3, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Decatur Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer Robin G. Vogel
Decatur Police Department, IL
EOW: Monday, October 3, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Dearborn Police Department, Michigan

Commander Dale Francis Bernock
Dearborn Police Department, MI
EOW: Monday, October 3, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Tulare County Sheriff's Office, California

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Eugene Elium
Tulare County Sheriff's Office, CA
EOW: Friday, October 7, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

Deputy Shadron Kiley "Shad" Bassett
Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, IN
EOW: Friday, October 7, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida

Patrolman Jose Antonio Diaz
Fort Lauderdale Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, October 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Fall

Chesapeake Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer Michael Kevin Saffran
Chesapeake Police Department, VA
EOW: Saturday, October 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Master Deputy Joseph S. Hover
St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, FL
EOW: Saturday, October 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Rocklin Police Department, California

Police Officer Matthew John Redding
Rocklin Police Department, CA
EOW: Sunday, October 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

Deputy Sheriff Gary Frederick Labenz
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, AZ
EOW: Monday, October 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff Daniel Jess Lobo, Jr.
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, CA
EOW: Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

Patrolman John Randolph Wheeler
San Antonio Police Department, TX
EOW: Friday, October 14, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Clayton County Police Department, Georgia

Sergeant Michael Adair Davis
Clayton County Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

Sergeant Jonathan Paul Dragus
Oklahoma City Police Department, OK
EOW: Thursday, October 20, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Houston Police Department, Texas

Officer Reuben Becerra DeLeon, Jr.
Houston Police Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer Stanley Cornell Reaves
Norfolk Police Department, VA
EOW: Friday, October 28, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Swansea Police Department, Massachusetts

Lieutenant Robert Manuel Cabral
Swansea Police Department, MA
EOW: Saturday, November 5, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

United States Postal Service - Office of Inspector General, U.S. Government

Special Agent Greg Ray Boss
United States Postal Service - Office of Inspector General, US
EOW: Tuesday, November 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer Kay Frances Rogers
Murfreesboro Police Department, TN
EOW: Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Danville Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer Courtney Lamont Dickerson
Danville Police Department, VA
EOW: Friday, November 11, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Dallas Police Department, Texas

Police Officer Brian Howard Jackson
Dallas Police Department, TX
EOW: Sunday, November 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Ronald E. Weintraub
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Cause of Death: 9/11 related illness

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Andrew Todd "Andy" Stevens
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Thursday, November 17, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, Oklahoma

Agent Choc Douglas Ericsson
Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control, OK
EOW: Friday, November 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer Christopher John Doyle, III
New Orleans Police Department, LA
EOW: Friday, November 18, 2005
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Mexia Independent School District Police Department, Texas

Sergeant Michael Scott Neal
Mexia Independent School District Police Department, TX
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Portsmouth Police Department, Virginia

Patrolman Richard Lee "Rick" Spaulding
Portsmouth Police Department, VA
EOW: Wednesday, November 23, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Wiggins Police Department, Mississippi

Patrol Officer Edward Odell Fite
Wiggins Police Department, MS
EOW: Sunday, November 27, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Wiggins Police Department, Mississippi

Narcotics Investigator Brandon Douglas "Teddy" Breland
Wiggins Police Department, MS
EOW: Sunday, November 27, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer Dillon Stewart
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, November 28, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

Police Officer Paul Robert Salmon
Phoenix Police Department, AZ
EOW: Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

Officer Henry "Hank" Nava, Jr.
Fort Worth Police Department, TX
EOW: Thursday, December 1, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Jason Alexander Oliff
Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, TX
EOW: Monday, December 5, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

United States Department of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service - Office of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

Special Agent Thomas Patrick Cloherty
United States Department of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service - Office of Law Enforcement, US
EOW: Thursday, December 8, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

New York City Police Department, New York

Detective Daniel Enchautegui
New York City Police Department, NY
EOW: Saturday, December 10, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Corporal Joseph Raymond Pokorny, Jr.
Pennsylvania State Police, PA
EOW: Monday, December 12, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Shawnee Police Department, Oklahoma

Lake Ranger Glen M. Collins
Shawnee Police Department, OK
EOW: Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New York City Police Department - Division of School Safety, New York

School Safety Agent Vivian A. Samuels-Benjamin
New York City Police Department - Division of School Safety, NY
EOW: Friday, December 16, 2005
Cause of Death: Heart attack

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Erick Shane Manny
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Shawn Carson
Jersey City Police Department, NJ
EOW: Sunday, December 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Robert Nguyen
Jersey City Police Department, NJ
EOW: Sunday, December 25, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Trinity County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff Lester Dewayne Tatum
Trinity County Sheriff's Department, TX
EOW: Wednesday, December 28, 2005
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Lieutenant Michael Elvin Walker
California Highway Patrol, CA
EOW: Saturday, December 31, 2005
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle


Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

K9 Gunner
Prince William County Police Department, VA
EOW: Monday, June 6, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pleasanton Police Department, California

K9 Pasco
Pleasanton Police Department, CA
EOW: Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Cause of Death: Fall

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

K9 R.J.
Phoenix Police Department, AZ
EOW: Saturday, August 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

New Smyrna Beach Police Department, Florida

K9 Caeser
New Smyrna Beach Police Department, FL
EOW: Saturday, August 13, 2005
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Long Beach Police Department, California

K9 Ranger
Long Beach Police Department, CA
EOW: Monday, October 3, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Mohave County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

K9 Rocky
Mohave County Sheriff's Office, AZ
EOW: Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Cause of Death: Training accident

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Line of Duty Deaths: 166

9/11 related illness: 2
Aircraft accident: 2
Automobile accident: 34
Bomb: 1
Drowned: 2
Duty related illness: 4
Fall: 4
Gunfire: 53
Gunfire (Accidental): 7
Heart attack: 20
Motorcycle accident: 4
Stabbed: 1
Struck by vehicle: 11
Training accident: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 5
Vehicular assault: 15

 

By Month

January: 12
February: 9
March: 15
April: 13
May: 12
June: 11
July: 16
August: 14
September: 21
October: 16
November: 15
December: 12

 

By State

Alabama: 4
Arizona: 6
Arkansas: 2
California: 18
Colorado: 1
District of Columbia: 2
Florida: 7
Georgia: 9
Illinois: 4
Indiana: 3
Kansas: 2
Kentucky: 3
Louisiana: 6
Maryland: 1
Massachusetts: 2
Michigan: 5
Minnesota: 3
Mississippi: 6
Missouri: 8
New Jersey: 4
New Mexico: 2
New York: 8
North Carolina: 4
Ohio: 3
Oklahoma: 4
Pennsylvania: 5
Puerto Rico: 2
Rhode Island: 1
South Carolina: 4
Tennessee: 4
Texas: 15
U.S. Government: 9
Virginia: 8
Washington: 1

 

By Gender

Male: 161
Female: 5

 

Statistics

Average age: 39
Average tour of duty: 11 years, 2 months


K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 6

view Fall: 1
Gunfire: 1
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Training accident: 1
Vehicular assault: 2
 
 
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