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Total Line of Duty Deaths: 60

  • Accidental 2
  • Aircraft accident 2
  • Assault 3
  • Automobile crash 4
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Gunfire 28
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 3
  • Heart attack 2
  • Motorcycle crash 5
  • Struck by vehicle 3
  • Training accident 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 3
  • Vehicular assault 3

Total Deaths by State

  • Alabama 3
  • Arizona 1
  • California 6
  • Colorado 1
  • Connecticut 1
  • Florida 1
  • Georgia 2
  • Illinois 1
  • Indiana 4
  • Kentucky 1
  • Louisiana 1
  • Maine 1
  • Maryland 1
  • Michigan 3
  • Minnesota 1
  • Missouri 1
  • Nevada 1
  • New Jersey 4
  • New Mexico 1
  • New York 3
  • North Carolina 3
  • North Dakota 1
  • Ohio 2
  • Oklahoma 1
  • Pennsylvania 4
  • Texas 3
  • U.S. Government 1
  • Virginia 1
  • Washington 3
  • West Virginia 1
  • Wisconsin 2

Deputy Thomas Nolan

Nueces County Sheriff's Office, TX

EOW: Wednesday, August 15, 1860

Cause: Gunfire

Sergeant Marc A. Perse

Colorado Department of Corrections, CO

EOW: Monday, August 15, 1994

Cause: Training accident