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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 53

  • 9/11 related cancer 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 5
  • Bicycle accident 1
  • Bomb 1
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 22
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 4
  • Motorcycle crash 3
  • Struck by train 2
  • Struck by vehicle 4
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Arkansas 1
  • California 3
  • District of Columbia 1
  • Georgia 1
  • Idaho 1
  • Illinois 1
  • Indiana 1
  • Iowa 1
  • Kentucky 2
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maine 1
  • Maryland 1
  • Massachusetts 1
  • Minnesota 2
  • Mississippi 1
  • Missouri 1
  • Nevada 1
  • New Jersey 3
  • New York 1
  • North Carolina 5
  • Ohio 1
  • Oregon 1
  • Pennsylvania 2
  • Railroad Police 2
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 2
  • Texas 7
  • U.S. Government 3
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 2
  • West Virginia 1

Officer Ludwig Bruno

Fort Worth Police Department, TX

EOW: Wednesday, March 2, 1977

Cause: Vehicular assault

Special Agent William C. Sheldon

United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, US

EOW: Monday, March 2, 2015

Cause: 9/11 related cancer