Recent Officer Down Notices

  • Girard Police Department (OH) October 22, 2017
    Police Officer Justin Leo was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 408 Indiana Avenue at approximately 10:15 pm. The subject was intoxicated and was known to…
  • Buffalo Police Department (NY) October 15, 2017
    Police Officer Craig Lehner drowned while conducting a training a dive in the Niagara River, in the area of Broderick Park and Bird Island Pier. Members of the agency's Underwater Recovery…
  • New Orleans Police Department (LA) October 13, 2017
    Police Officer Marcus McNeil was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person near the intersection of Tara Lane and Lake Forest Boulevard shortly after midnight. He and three other officer …
  • North Carolina Department of Public Safety – Division of Prisons (NC) October 13, 2017
    Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden and Correctional Officer Justin Smith were killed during an escape attempt from the Pasquotank Correctional Institute at approximately 3:00 pm. Several i …
  • North Carolina Department of Public Safety – Division of Prisons (NC) October 13, 2017
    Correctional Officer Justin Smith and Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Darden were killed during an escape attempt from the Pasquotank Correctional Institute at approximately 3:00 pm. Several i …
  • Texas Tech University Police Department (TX) October 10, 2017
    Police Officer Floyd East was shot and killed inside of the Texas Tech University Police Department while questioning a narcotics suspect at approximately 8:30 pm. Officers were conducting a welfare c …
  • Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (NV) October 4, 2017
    Police Officer Charles Hartfield was shot and killed while taking off duty action to rescue citizens during the active shooter incident at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Officer Hartfield was attendin …
  • Lafayette Police Department (LA) October 2, 2017
    Corporal Michael Middlebrook was shot and killed while responding to a shooting at a convenience store, near the intersection of Moss Street and Van Buren Street, at approximately 10:00 pm. The…
  • Polk County Police Department (GA) September 30, 2017
    Detective Kristen Hearne was shot and killed as she and another officer responded to reports of a stolen vehicle at the intersection of Highway 100 and Santa Claus Road. As the…
  • Puerto Rico Police Department (PR) September 25, 2017
    Agent Héctor Matías-Torres and Agent Ángel Lorenzo-González drowned when their vehicles were caught in floodwaters during Hurricane Maria. Both officers were completing a 24-hour shift, at approximate …
  • Puerto Rico Police Department (PR) September 24, 2017
    Agent Ángel Lorenzo-González and Agent Héctor Matías-Torres drowned when their vehicles were caught in floodwaters during Hurricane Maria. Both officers were completing a 24-hour shift, at approximate …
  • Michigan State Police (MI) September 20, 2017
    Trooper Timothy O'Neill was killed in a motorcycle crash, in Plainfield Township, at approximately 7:45 am. He was riding his department motorcycle when he was involved in the crash near the… …
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority Police Department (TX) September 18, 2017
    Police Officer Elias "Sonny" Martinez succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash one week earlier while escorting permitted loads on Gulf Freeway, in the area of FM 646, in…
  • Puerto Rico Police Department (PR) September 13, 2017
    Agent Roberto Medina-Mariani was shot and killed while attempting to take action during a robbery while off duty at approximately 10:30 pm. He was inside a restaurant in the Magüeyes neighborhood… …
  • Hardee County Sheriff's Office (FL) September 10, 2017
    Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges and Sergeant Joseph Ossman, of the Florida Department of Corrections, were killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Old Crewsville Road,…
  • Florida Department of Corrections (FL) September 10, 2017
    Sergeant Joseph Ossman and Deputy Sheriff Julie Bridges, of the Hardee County Sheriff's Office, were killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 66 and Old Crewsville Road,…
  • Wayzata Police Department (MN) September 9, 2017
    Police Officer William Mathews was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 12, between Route 101 and Shoreline Drive, at approximately 12:30 pm. He was in the process of removing…
  • Tarrant County Constable's Office – Precinct 5 (TX) September 8, 2017
    Deputy Constable Mark Diebold suffered a fatal heart attack following qualifications for the agency's tactical team. Members of the tactical team immediately began CPR when he collapsed following …
  • Chicago Police Department (IL) September 7, 2017
    Police Officer Bernie Domagala succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound sustained on July 14th, 1988, while at the scene of a barricade situation at 7237 S. Stony Island Avenue. Officer…
  • Dover Police Department (DE) September 2, 2017
    Corporal Thomas Hannon succumbed to complications of an injury sustained in 2012 while involved in a foot pursuit. He suffered a knee injury during the chase that required numerous surgeries. He…