Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 2,481 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Accidental 1
  • Automobile crash 2
  • COVID19 2
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Explosion 1
  • Gunfire 13
  • Heart attack 1
  • Struck by streetcar 1
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Arkansas 4
  • Georgia 1
  • Illinois 5
  • Indiana 1
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maryland 1
  • Michigan 2
  • Mississippi 1
  • New York 4
  • Railroad Police 1
  • South Carolina 1
  • Texas 2
  • U.S. Government 1

Patrolman John Dunn

New Orleans Police Department, LA

EOW: Wednesday, March 28, 1855

Cause: Gunfire