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 Statistical Information Regarding Officer Deaths

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 119
Mishap (Unclassified): 4
Helicopter accident: 3
Assault: 3
Automobile accident: 18
(Of auto accidents two were
known to be charged as crimes)
Motorcycle Accident: 14
Drowned: 3
Heart attack: 1
Gunfire: 71
Gunfire - Accidental Discharges: 2
Of the deaths attributed to gunfire, two were accidental discharges and three more were officers shot by private citizens who mistakenly believed the officers to be criminals.

Officer deaths by decade:

1881-1889
-
03
1890-1899
-
03
1900-1909
-
10
1910-1919
-
19
1920-1929
-
26
1930-1939
-
16
1940-1949
-
10
1950-1959
-
04
1960-1969
-
15
1970-1979
-
05
1980-1989
-
02
1990-1999
-
05
2000-2009
-
01