Norfolk Southern Railroad Police Department

Norfolk Southern Railroad Police Department, RR

Norfolk Southern Railroad Police Department

Detective John H. Shafer

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Monday, May 25, 1953

Cause: Struck by train

Sergeant Joseph Koning

Erie Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Saturday, February 28, 1942

Cause: Struck by train

Patrolman Fred Louis Klenk

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Wednesday, February 26, 1936

Cause: Vehicular assault

Detective Frank C. Bell

Lehigh Valley Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Friday, July 19, 1935

Cause: Struck by train

Sergeant Homer Elder

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Thursday, July 7, 1932

Cause: Struck by train

Detective Sergeant Ambrose Banta

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Thursday, October 20, 1927

Cause: Struck by train

Detective Jack W. Laicy

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Saturday, November 24, 1923

Cause: Gunfire

Detective Joseph E. Essington

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Monday, November 12, 1923

Cause: Struck by train

Detective William Blazier

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Sunday, September 3, 1922

Cause: Stabbed

Special Agent Elmer Robbins

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Thursday, April 17, 1919

Cause: Gunfire

Detective George S. Striebich

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Saturday, September 12, 1914

Cause: Struck by train

Detective Harry J. Noble

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Wednesday, April 26, 1911

Cause: Gunfire

Railroad Detective Anton Wopat

Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Tuesday, April 17, 1906

Cause: Struck by train

Railroad Detective James Moran

Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Sunday, September 7, 1902

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

Patrolman John Cosgrove

Jersey Central Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Friday, July 4, 1902

Cause: Struck by train

Detective D. H. Kiley

Chicago and Alton Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Wednesday, October 12, 1898

Cause: Gunfire

K9 Devil

Norfolk Southern Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Cause: Struck by train

K9 Danger

New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Tuesday, June 9, 1896

Cause: Struck by train

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 125

  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 3
  • Explosion 2
  • Gunfire 66
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 6
  • Heart attack 1
  • Stabbed 3
  • Struck by train 38
  • Train accident 4
  • Vehicular assault 1

By Month

  • January 6
  • February 12
  • March 4
  • April 16
  • May 6
  • June 8
  • July 14
  • August 12
  • September 12
  • October 13
  • November 9
  • December 13

By Gender

  • Male 125
  • Female 0

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 2

  • Struck by train 2

Predecessor Agencies