Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,234 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Accidental 1
  • Assault 1
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 10
  • Heart attack 3
  • Stabbed 1
  • Struck by train 3
  • Train accident 1
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 2
  • Indiana 1
  • Maryland 1
  • New Jersey 1
  • Ohio 1
  • Pennsylvania 5
  • Railroad Police 13
  • Texas 1

Detective William Blazier

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

EOW: Sunday, September 3, 1922

Cause: Stabbed

Detective Elno Henry Jacobs

Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Tuesday, October 2, 1923

Cause: Gunfire