Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 68

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Aircraft accident 3
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 3
  • Bicycle accident 1
  • COVID19 3
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Gunfire 35
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 1
  • Heart attack 5
  • Motorcycle crash 2
  • Stabbed 4
  • Struck by vehicle 3
  • Vehicular assault 3

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 2
  • Arizona 2
  • California 7
  • Florida 2
  • Georgia 2
  • Idaho 1
  • Illinois 2
  • Indiana 1
  • Kentucky 1
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maine 2
  • Maryland 1
  • Michigan 4
  • Minnesota 1
  • Mississippi 2
  • Missouri 2
  • Nevada 2
  • New York 6
  • North Carolina 2
  • North Dakota 1
  • Ohio 2
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 2
  • Puerto Rico 2
  • Railroad Police 2
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 4
  • Texas 5
  • U.S. Government 3
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 1

Patrolman Arthur W. Fischer

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX

EOW: Monday, January 18, 1932

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Officer Gary L. Grow

California Highway Patrol, CA

EOW: Thursday, January 18, 1962

Cause: Aircraft accident

Deputy Warren LaRue

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, AZ

EOW: Monday, January 18, 1971

Cause: Gunfire