Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,293 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 2
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 1
  • Fire 1
  • Gunfire 12
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 2
  • Struck by train 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Arizona 1
  • Arkansas 1
  • Florida 1
  • Illinois 1
  • Kentucky 4
  • Massachusetts 5
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 4
  • Railroad Police 5
  • Texas 1
  • Virginia 1

Constable James Corcoran

Pennsylvania State Constable - Philadelphia County, PA

EOW: Friday, November 1, 1850

Cause: Assault