Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,188 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Automobile crash 2
  • Gunfire 13
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 3
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Struck by train 4
  • Struck by vehicle 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Illinois 1
  • Indiana 1
  • Kansas 1
  • Louisiana 1
  • Minnesota 1
  • Mississippi 1
  • New York 1
  • Oklahoma 2
  • Oregon 1
  • Pennsylvania 2
  • Railroad Police 7
  • U.S. Government 6

Private James T. Wright

United States Army Military Police Corps, US

EOW: Wednesday, August 25, 1943

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)