Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 77

  • Aircraft accident 3
  • Animal related 2
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 7
  • Drowned 4
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Gunfire 38
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 4
  • Heart attack 5
  • Motorcycle crash 4
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Training accident 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Arizona 1
  • California 9
  • Colorado 2
  • District of Columbia 1
  • Florida 1
  • Georgia 3
  • Illinois 2
  • Kentucky 4
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maine 1
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Michigan 3
  • Minnesota 1
  • Mississippi 1
  • Missouri 3
  • New Jersey 1
  • New York 8
  • North Carolina 2
  • Ohio 1
  • Oklahoma 5
  • Oregon 2
  • Pennsylvania 4
  • Railroad Police 1
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 2
  • Texas 3
  • U.S. Government 4
  • Virginia 2
  • Washington 3
  • West Virginia 2
  • Wisconsin 1

Pilot David L. Crater

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US

EOW: Sunday, November 15, 1987

Cause: Aircraft accident

Pilot James Darryl Taylor

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, US

EOW: Sunday, November 15, 1987

Cause: Aircraft accident