Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 64

  • 9/11 related cancer 1
  • Accidental 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 8
  • Drowned 1
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Gunfire 28
  • Heart attack 9
  • Motorcycle crash 5
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Vehicular assault 5

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 4
  • California 6
  • Colorado 1
  • Florida 2
  • Georgia 1
  • Illinois 1
  • Indiana 4
  • Iowa 1
  • Kansas 1
  • Kentucky 2
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Michigan 5
  • Missouri 2
  • Nebraska 1
  • New Mexico 2
  • New York 3
  • North Carolina 2
  • Ohio 3
  • Pennsylvania 3
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 2
  • Texas 4
  • Tribal Police 1
  • U.S. Government 5
  • Utah 1
  • Virginia 1
  • Wisconsin 2

Sheriff Louis Ory

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, LA

EOW: Monday, January 26, 1903

Cause: Gunfire

Patrolman A. G. Bush

Bartow Police Department, FL

EOW: Tuesday, January 26, 1954

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Deputy Game Warden James C. Vines

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, AL

EOW: Saturday, January 26, 1985

Cause: Gunfire