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Milam County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, Texas

Constable Francis Yewen Norman
Milam County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, TX
EOW: Saturday, February 27, 1886
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Arizona Department of Game and Fish, Arizona

Commissioner John McCarty
Arizona Department of Game and Fish, AZ
EOW: Thursday, June 6, 1901
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman Anthony John Notaro
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Wednesday, July 22, 1964
Cause of Death: Drowned

Swissvale Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman John Simon DeRubbo
Swissvale Borough Police Department, PA
EOW: Thursday, December 7, 1944
Cause of Death: Heart attack

North Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

Special Officer Jackson Palmer
North Fort Worth Police Department, TX
EOW: Saturday, December 26, 1908
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Granville Police Department, Ohio

Deputy Marshal Carl M. Etherington
Granville Police Department, OH
EOW: Friday, July 8, 1910
Cause of Death: Assault

Russell County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Elkanah "Caney" Boyd
Russell County Sheriff's Office, VA
EOW: Sunday, May 29, 1960
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Corbin Police Department, Kentucky

Special Policeman George Yaden
Corbin Police Department, KY
EOW: Tuesday, January 30, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Americus Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer William R. Morris
Americus Police Department, GA
EOW: Tuesday, March 12, 1907
Cause of Death: Gunfire

New York World's Fair Police Department, New York

Sergeant John J. Reicherter
New York World's Fair Police Department, NY
EOW: Monday, June 1, 1964
Cause of Death: Heart attack

New York City Board of Water Supply Police, New York

Patrolman Thomas North Burke
New York City Board of Water Supply Police, NY
EOW: Friday, May 5, 1961
Cause of Death: Heart attack

San Mateo County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer Leland Stanford Bond
San Mateo County State Traffic Force, CA
EOW: Wednesday, June 12, 1929
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles - Highway Patrol, New Jersey

Inspector Francis J. Greechan
New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles - Highway Patrol, NJ
EOW: Saturday, June 10, 1922
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Steven W. Harton
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Saturday, September 15, 1990
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Officer Gerald W. Sibert
Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Thursday, October 5, 1922
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Benjamin Logan Mayfield
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Sunday, July 28, 1929
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Chief of Police E. M. "Ned" Morris
New Rockford Police Department, ND
EOW: Monday, May 31, 1926
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Detective Robert Lee Kinman
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Monday, July 15, 1918
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Crittenden County Police Department, Kentucky

County Patrolman Jesse Loyd Morris
Crittenden County Police Department, KY
EOW: Thursday, July 30, 1931
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Stephenson County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Charles Addams
Stephenson County Sheriff's Office, IL
EOW: Friday, June 23, 1944
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pennsylvania State Constable - Centre County, Pennsylvania

Constable John T. Barner
Pennsylvania State Constable - Centre County, PA
EOW: Thursday, March 5, 1896
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

Military Police Officer Bruce Shepherd Bardliving
United States Army Military Police Corps, US
EOW: Tuesday, August 10, 1976
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff George Rogers
Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, AR
EOW: Friday, August 14, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff Ulyss Melvin Baldwin
Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, AR
EOW: Friday, August 14, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Lieutenant David Allen Bowen
Des Moines Police Department, IA
EOW: Monday, September 29, 2008
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,612 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Assault: 1
Automobile accident: 3
Drowned: 1
Duty related illness: 1
Gunfire: 11
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 3
Motorcycle accident: 1
Struck by train: 2
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By State

Arizona: 1
Arkansas: 2
California: 1
Georgia: 1
Illinois: 1
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 2
New Jersey: 1
New York: 2
North Dakota: 1
Ohio: 1
Pennsylvania: 3
Railroad Police: 4
Texas: 2
U.S. Government: 1
Virginia: 1
 
 
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