Recent Historical Additions

ODMP research volunteers are constantly discovering forgotten line of duty deaths throughout the country. Because of our efforts, 1,922 forgotten heroes are now honored on the ODMP and other local, state and national memorials.

25 Most Recent Additions

  • Assault 3
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Gunfire 12
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 3
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 1
  • Vehicular assault 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Colorado 1
  • Georgia 2
  • Kentucky 3
  • Maryland 2
  • Minnesota 2
  • New Jersey 1
  • New York 2
  • Ohio 1
  • Oklahoma 2
  • Pennsylvania 3
  • Puerto Rico 2
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 2
  • Texas 1

Sergeant James F. Birmingham

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, TX

EOW: Tuesday, October 11, 1988

Cause: Heart attack

Constable Madison Gage

Amsterdam Police Department, NY

EOW: Thursday, August 16, 1883

Cause: Duty related illness