Metropolitan Police Department

Metropolitan Police Department, DC

Metropolitan Police Department

Officer David H. Rose

Metropolitan Police Department, DC

EOW: Saturday, February 20, 1971

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Officer Allan L. Nairn

Metropolitan Police Department, DC

EOW: Sunday, November 30, 1969

Cause: Vehicular assault

Officer Ross H. Kaylor

Metropolitan Police Department, DC

EOW: Tuesday, December 10, 1929

Cause: Struck by streetcar

Officer James G. Helm

Metropolitan Police Department, DC

EOW: Saturday, February 11, 1928

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Officer John Purcell

Metropolitan Police Department, DC

EOW: Wednesday, October 17, 1923

Cause: Gunfire

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 121

  • Accidental 2
  • Aircraft accident 2
  • Animal related 1
  • Automobile crash 9
  • Bicycle accident 1
  • Drowned 3
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Fall 3
  • Gunfire 61
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 7
  • Heart attack 4
  • Motorcycle crash 11
  • Stabbed 1
  • Struck by streetcar 1
  • Struck by vehicle 3
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 7

By Month

  • January 8
  • February 14
  • March 10
  • April 6
  • May 14
  • June 9
  • July 12
  • August 8
  • September 9
  • October 7
  • November 11
  • December 13

By Gender

  • Male 120
  • Female 1