Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 54

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Accidental 1
  • Aircraft accident 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 13
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 2
  • Gunfire 22
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 1
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 3
  • Stabbed 3
  • Struck by vehicle 3
  • Vehicular assault 1

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 1
  • Alaska 2
  • California 3
  • Georgia 1
  • Illinois 2
  • Indiana 1
  • Iowa 1
  • Kansas 1
  • Kentucky 1
  • Louisiana 3
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Missouri 2
  • Montana 1
  • Nebraska 1
  • Nevada 1
  • New York 6
  • Ohio 3
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 4
  • Railroad Police 1
  • South Carolina 2
  • South Dakota 1
  • Tennessee 2
  • Texas 3
  • Tribal Police 1
  • U.S. Government 4
  • Washington 1
  • West Virginia 1
  • Wisconsin 1

Patrolman Michael Erdley

Westchester County Parkway Police Department, NY

EOW: Thursday, March 30, 1933

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Constable Lawrence Graham

Mitchell County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, TX

EOW: Thursday, March 30, 1972

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Border Patrol Agent Jarod C. Dittman

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Cause: Automobile crash

Lieutenant Gerald Rex

New York City Police Department, NY

EOW: Monday, March 30, 2009

Cause: 9/11 related illness