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San Mateo County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer Leland Stanford Bond
San Mateo County State Traffic Force, CA
EOW: Wednesday, June 12, 1929
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles - Highway Patrol, New Jersey

Inspector Francis J. Greechan
New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles - Highway Patrol, NJ
EOW: Saturday, June 10, 1922
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Steven W. Harton
Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Saturday, September 15, 1990
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Officer Gerald W. Sibert
Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Thursday, October 5, 1922
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Special Agent Benjamin Logan Mayfield
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Sunday, July 28, 1929
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Chief of Police E. M. "Ned" Morris
New Rockford Police Department, ND
EOW: Monday, May 31, 1926
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Detective Robert Lee Kinman
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR
EOW: Monday, July 15, 1918
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Crittenden County Police Department, Kentucky

County Patrolman Jesse Loyd Morris
Crittenden County Police Department, KY
EOW: Thursday, July 30, 1931
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Stephenson County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Charles Addams
Stephenson County Sheriff's Office, IL
EOW: Friday, June 23, 1944
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Pennsylvania State Constable - Centre County, Pennsylvania

Constable John T. Barner
Pennsylvania State Constable - Centre County, PA
EOW: Thursday, March 5, 1896
Cause of Death: Gunfire

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

Military Police Officer Bruce Shepherd Bardliving
United States Army Military Police Corps, US
EOW: Tuesday, August 10, 1976
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff George Rogers
Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, AR
EOW: Friday, August 14, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff Ulyss Melvin Baldwin
Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, AR
EOW: Friday, August 14, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Lieutenant David Allen Bowen
Des Moines Police Department, IA
EOW: Monday, September 29, 2008
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Cambridge Police Department, Massachusetts

Sergeant Charles E. Bradley
Cambridge Police Department, MA
EOW: Thursday, December 13, 1934
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

Lower Southampton Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Curtis Alvin Brandenburger
Lower Southampton Township Police Department, PA
EOW: Tuesday, April 17, 1962
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)

Pittsburgh Police Department, Pennsylvania

Patrolman James J. McVerry
Pittsburgh Police Department, PA
EOW: Friday, March 15, 1929
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Elizabeth Police Department, New Jersey

Police Officer Christian F. Otto
Elizabeth Police Department, NJ
EOW: Monday, September 17, 1894
Cause of Death: Electrocuted

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Patrolman William McKinley Buck
Chicago Police Department, IL
EOW: Saturday, November 29, 1941
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

New Albany Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman James Appleby
New Albany Police Department, IN
EOW: Monday, April 2, 1928
Cause of Death: Duty related illness

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

Corporal John Holzknecht
Louisville Police Department, KY
EOW: Thursday, January 13, 1938
Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Danville Police Department, Kentucky

Town Marshal John R. Simpson
Danville Police Department, KY
EOW: Friday, October 22, 1880
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Sergeant Isreal S. Ewan
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, TX
EOW: Thursday, December 8, 1887
Cause of Death: Struck by train

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

Assistant to the Deputy Warden Sandra JoAnn Bachman
Arizona Department of Corrections, AZ
EOW: Tuesday, June 26, 1990
Cause of Death: Fire

Texas Rangers, Texas

First Sergeant John Frank Green
Texas Rangers, TX
EOW: Wednesday, July 9, 1873
Cause of Death: Gunfire

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,603 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

 

25 Most Recent Additions

Automobile accident: 6
Duty related illness: 2
Electrocuted: 1
Fire: 1
Gunfire: 8
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Motorcycle accident: 1
Struck by train: 3
Struck by vehicle: 1
Vehicular assault: 1

 

By State

Arizona: 1
Arkansas: 2
California: 1
Illinois: 2
Indiana: 1
Iowa: 1
Kentucky: 3
Massachusetts: 1
New Jersey: 2
North Dakota: 1
Pennsylvania: 3
Railroad Police: 4
Texas: 2
U.S. Government: 1
 
 
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