Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 49

  • Animal related 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 3
  • Gunfire 28
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 4
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Stabbed 1
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 4
  • Vehicle pursuit 1
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • California 4
  • Connecticut 1
  • Georgia 2
  • Illinois 5
  • Indiana 2
  • Iowa 1
  • Kentucky 3
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maine 2
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Michigan 1
  • Minnesota 1
  • New Mexico 1
  • New York 3
  • North Carolina 2
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 3
  • Railroad Police 1
  • Rhode Island 1
  • Tennessee 1
  • Texas 2
  • U.S. Government 4
  • Utah 1
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 2
  • West Virginia 1

Detective Thomas Madden

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Police Department, RR

EOW: Tuesday, November 14, 1911

Cause: Struck by train

Game Warden David F. Brown

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife - Warden Service, ME

EOW: Tuesday, November 14, 1922

Cause: Gunfire

Captain Andrew H. Leonard

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Prisons, US

EOW: Tuesday, November 14, 1922

Cause: Stabbed

Sheriff Joe Morgan

Leslie County Sheriff's Office, KY

EOW: Saturday, November 14, 1925

Cause: Gunfire

Patrolman Grover Wolf

McKees Rocks Borough Police Department, PA

EOW: Friday, November 14, 1930

Cause: Gunfire