Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 60

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Aircraft accident 1
  • Animal related 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 5
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 2
  • Gunfire 33
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 4
  • Motorcycle crash 2
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 3
  • Arizona 1
  • Arkansas 2
  • California 3
  • Colorado 1
  • Florida 1
  • Georgia 3
  • Hawaii 1
  • Illinois 6
  • Kentucky 2
  • Louisiana 3
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Michigan 4
  • Missouri 2
  • Nebraska 1
  • New York 2
  • North Carolina 1
  • Ohio 3
  • Oklahoma 4
  • Oregon 1
  • Pennsylvania 2
  • Railroad Police 2
  • Tennessee 1
  • Texas 3
  • U.S. Government 1
  • Virginia 4
  • Washington 1

Officer Loy H. Walton

Fort Worth Police Department, TX

EOW: Wednesday, May 20, 1959

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Special Agent Rickie C. Finley

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, US

EOW: Saturday, May 20, 1989

Cause: Aircraft accident