Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,410 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Automobile crash 2
  • Gunfire 13
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 3
  • Heart attack 3
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Vehicular assault 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Arkansas 1
  • Georgia 1
  • Illinois 1
  • Indiana 2
  • Kentucky 2
  • Louisiana 2
  • Michigan 3
  • New Mexico 4
  • New York 1
  • North Carolina 1
  • Ohio 1
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 1
  • Puerto Rico 1
  • South Carolina 1
  • Wyoming 1

Sheriff Wayne T. Host

Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office, OH

EOW: Friday, September 20, 1940

Cause: Automobile crash

Guard H. Edward Taylor

Kentucky Department of Corrections, KY

EOW: Wednesday, July 12, 1899

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)