Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,243 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Accidental 1
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 1
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Gunfire 8
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 1
  • Heart attack 3
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by train 3
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Delaware 1
  • Indiana 1
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maryland 1
  • Minnesota 1
  • New Jersey 1
  • North Carolina 1
  • Ohio 1
  • Pennsylvania 5
  • Railroad Police 8
  • Tennessee 4

Detective William Blazier

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

EOW: Sunday, September 3, 1922

Cause: Stabbed