Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,955 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Aircraft accident 7
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 13
  • Motorcycle crash 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Florida 2
  • Indiana 1
  • Kentucky 1
  • Mississippi 4
  • New Jersey 1
  • Ohio 2
  • Railroad Police 2
  • Tennessee 2
  • Tribal Police 1
  • U.S. Government 8

Guard James Fancher

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, OH

EOW: Saturday, July 14, 1849

Cause: Duty related illness

Patrolman William Deal

New York Central Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Wednesday, October 11, 1933

Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Sagotal

San Carlos Apache Tribal Police Department, TR

EOW: Wednesday, April 19, 1882

Cause: Gunfire