Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol

Trooper Paul Denham

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Monday, December 27, 1999

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Bobby L. Wells, Jr.

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Tuesday, June 27, 1995

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Trooper Tommie Earl Owens

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Friday, July 28, 1989

Cause: Struck by train

Trooper Steven K. Gardner

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Friday, March 23, 1984

Cause: Gunfire

Trooper Billy M. Langham

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Thursday, December 31, 1981

Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Joe Clay

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Monday, May 27, 1974

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Sergeant William O. Swindoll

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Saturday, October 5, 1968

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Tommy E. Kendall

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Monday, May 16, 1966

Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Joseph A. Pol

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Saturday, November 27, 1965

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Marcus Lamastus

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Saturday, July 17, 1965

Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Julian Davis

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Wednesday, November 27, 1963

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Daniel E. Smith

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Saturday, November 7, 1959

Cause: Vehicular assault

Trooper Hurfu L. Duckworth

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Wednesday, August 19, 1959

Cause: Gunfire

Captain Walter W. Smith

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Thursday, September 22, 1955

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Carl M. Thach

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Friday, January 15, 1954

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Trooper Herbert E. Nixon

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Sunday, April 22, 1951

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper James H. Tingle

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Thursday, September 7, 1950

Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Cyril J. Reichert

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Wednesday, February 5, 1947

Cause: Gunfire

Captain Loma Laine Dyess

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Tuesday, October 27, 1942

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Trooper Adrian Cole

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, MS

EOW: Friday, September 13, 1940

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 27

  • Automobile crash 9
  • Gunfire 9
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 1
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 1

By Month

  • January 1
  • February 3
  • March 1
  • April 2
  • May 3
  • June 1
  • July 2
  • August 1
  • September 3
  • October 4
  • November 3
  • December 3

By Gender

  • Male 27
  • Female 0