Honoring Officers Killed in 1970

Investigator William Henry Phillips

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - Investigations, US

EOW: Tuesday, January 6, 1970

Cause: Gunfire

Officer John V. Mills

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CA

EOW: Friday, January 16, 1970

Cause: Assault

Sheriff Joel L. Powers

Goochland County Sheriff's Office, VA

EOW: Sunday, January 25, 1970

Cause: Automobile crash

Inspector Robert H. Elliott

Illinois Department of Conservation - Division of Law Enforcement, IL

EOW: Wednesday, July 15, 1970

Cause: Automobile crash

Sheriff Raymond Barto

Bureau County Sheriff's Department, IL

EOW: Thursday, July 16, 1970

Cause: Automobile crash

Jailer James Perry Bagwell

Greenville County Department of Public Safety - Detention Division, SC

EOW: Monday, August 3, 1970

Cause: Stabbed

Sergeant Gara Oliver Cooper

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX

EOW: Friday, October 2, 1970

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Sheriff Raymond Warf

Letcher County Sheriff's Office, KY

EOW: Saturday, October 31, 1970

Cause: Heart attack

Patrolman John Goodin

Athens Police Department, OH

EOW: Tuesday, November 10, 1970

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

Guard Dabney Slayden

Virginia State Convict Road Force, VA

EOW: Friday, December 4, 1970

Cause: Gunfire

Ranger William Lee Bryant

Georgia Department of Natural Resources, GA

EOW: Wednesday, December 23, 1970

Cause: Gunfire (Inadvertent)

K9 Kirk

Chicago Police Department, IL

EOW: Thursday, December 3, 1970

Cause: Gunfire