Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,215 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Assault 2
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 12
  • Heart attack 1
  • Struck by train 8
  • Struck by vehicle 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 2
  • Arizona 1
  • New York 1
  • Railroad Police 18
  • Texas 2
  • U.S. Government 1

Air Interdiction Agent James S. Litz

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Air and Marine Operations, US

EOW: Friday, September 7, 2012

Cause: Heart attack

Detective John H. Shafer

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

EOW: Monday, May 25, 1953

Cause: Struck by train