Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 65

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Automobile crash 9
  • Bomb 1
  • COVID19 1
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Electrocuted 2
  • Fall 2
  • Fire 1
  • Gunfire 28
  • Heart attack 4
  • Motorcycle crash 4
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by train 2
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Training accident 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Arizona 1
  • Arkansas 2
  • California 4
  • Colorado 1
  • Connecticut 1
  • Florida 1
  • Georgia 2
  • Illinois 3
  • Indiana 1
  • Iowa 3
  • Kentucky 4
  • Louisiana 2
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Michigan 2
  • Missouri 1
  • Montana 1
  • New Jersey 1
  • New York 9
  • Ohio 1
  • Oklahoma 2
  • Pennsylvania 1
  • Railroad Police 3
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 1
  • Texas 5
  • U.S. Government 3
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 1
  • West Virginia 3
  • Wisconsin 2

Dog Sergeant Henry Ward

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, TX

EOW: Friday, July 27, 1928

Cause: Gunfire

Captain Hazen Maltby

Cass County Sheriff's Department, IL

EOW: Tuesday, July 27, 1976

Cause: Automobile crash

Captain Dennis Morales

New York City Police Department, NY

EOW: Friday, July 27, 2012

Cause: 9/11 related illness