Officers Killed on This Day in History

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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 61

  • 9/11 related illness 1
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 4
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 1
  • Gunfire 35
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 2
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 6
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 2

Total Deaths by State

  • Arizona 1
  • California 2
  • District of Columbia 1
  • Florida 5
  • Georgia 2
  • Idaho 1
  • Illinois 3
  • Kentucky 2
  • Michigan 1
  • Minnesota 1
  • Missouri 1
  • Nevada 1
  • New Jersey 2
  • New York 6
  • North Carolina 1
  • North Dakota 1
  • Ohio 3
  • Pennsylvania 3
  • Puerto Rico 2
  • South Carolina 1
  • Tennessee 4
  • Texas 7
  • U.S. Government 6
  • Virginia 2
  • Washington 1
  • Wisconsin 1

Indian Agent Andrew J. Bolon

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, US

EOW: Tuesday, September 25, 1855

Cause: Stabbed

Sheriff John Lammy

Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, IL

EOW: Sunday, September 25, 1881

Cause: Gunfire

Constable Frank Walters

Tyler County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, TX

EOW: Wednesday, September 25, 1889

Cause: Gunfire

Deputy U.S. Marshal John Poe

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, US

EOW: Wednesday, September 25, 1901

Cause: Gunfire

Constable Harry Buck

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, NJ

EOW: Thursday, September 25, 1902

Cause: Gunfire

Marshal Harry Rose

Seven Hills Police Department, OH

EOW: Sunday, September 25, 1932

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Private Michael L. Petrella

United States Department of the Interior - United States Park Police, US

EOW: Saturday, September 25, 1965

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Patrolman Arthur Pelo

New York City Housing Authority Police Department, NY

EOW: Saturday, September 25, 1971

Cause: Gunfire

Special Agent Thomas J. Devine

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, US

EOW: Saturday, September 25, 1982

Cause: Gunfire

Special Agent Steven A. Carr

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, US

EOW: Friday, September 25, 2015

Cause: 9/11 related illness