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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 54

  • Aircraft accident 2
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 6
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Explosion 1
  • Gunfire 27
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 1
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 7
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 1
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Arkansas 1
  • California 9
  • Colorado 1
  • Florida 1
  • Illinois 2
  • Indiana 2
  • Kentucky 1
  • Louisiana 2
  • Massachusetts 2
  • Michigan 3
  • Minnesota 1
  • Missouri 1
  • Nebraska 1
  • New Mexico 1
  • New York 4
  • North Carolina 1
  • Ohio 1
  • Pennsylvania 2
  • Puerto Rico 1
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 2
  • Texas 6
  • U.S. Government 2
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 2
  • Wyoming 2

Officer Paul F. George

East Bay Regional Park District Police Department, CA

EOW: Tuesday, June 4, 1974

Cause: Aircraft accident

Agent John I. Kahl

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office, LA

EOW: Wednesday, June 4, 1980

Cause: Gunfire