Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 64

  • 9/11 related illness 2
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 7
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Explosion 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 30
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 3
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 3
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 3

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Arizona 1
  • Arkansas 1
  • California 9
  • Connecticut 1
  • Florida 4
  • Georgia 3
  • Illinois 5
  • Kansas 1
  • Kentucky 3
  • Louisiana 3
  • Maine 1
  • Michigan 4
  • Montana 1
  • Nebraska 1
  • New York 6
  • North Carolina 1
  • Ohio 1
  • Oklahoma 2
  • Pennsylvania 3
  • Puerto Rico 3
  • Railroad Police 1
  • South Dakota 1
  • Tennessee 1
  • Texas 2
  • U.S. Government 1
  • Vermont 1
  • Virginia 1
  • Wisconsin 1

Private J. G. Wood

Texas Rangers, TX

EOW: Wednesday, May 13, 1885

Cause: Duty related illness

Patrolman Roy McKee

Saginaw Police Department, MI

EOW: Friday, May 13, 1927

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Guard Albert Henry Fiess

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CA

EOW: Sunday, May 13, 1934

Cause: Explosion