Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 76

  • 9/11 related illness 2
  • Aircraft accident 1
  • Assault 5
  • Automobile crash 4
  • Drowned 3
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 45
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 2
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 4
  • Struck by train 2
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Training accident 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 3
  • Arizona 2
  • Arkansas 2
  • California 4
  • Connecticut 1
  • Florida 1
  • Georgia 3
  • Illinois 2
  • Indiana 1
  • Kentucky 1
  • Louisiana 2
  • Maryland 2
  • Michigan 1
  • Minnesota 3
  • Missouri 2
  • New Jersey 2
  • New Mexico 1
  • New York 8
  • Ohio 3
  • Oklahoma 4
  • Oregon 1
  • Pennsylvania 4
  • Puerto Rico 1
  • South Carolina 1
  • Texas 11
  • U.S. Government 6
  • Utah 2
  • Washington 1
  • Wisconsin 1

Sheriff Jesse Tyler

Grand County Sheriff's Department, UT

EOW: Saturday, May 26, 1900

Cause: Gunfire

Officer Jason West

Cleveland Heights Police Department, OH

EOW: Saturday, May 26, 2007

Cause: Gunfire