Thursday, December 7, 2017

End of Watch Report November 2017

In November 2017, eight law enforcement officers died in the line of duty, bringing the year to date total to 118.  Of those eight deaths, three were the result of felonious gunfire, three were auto-related, one was the result of a heart attack, and one cause of death has not yet been determined.

Auto-related deaths are down 24% this year and gunfire deaths are down 28% in comparison to this time last year.  Line of duty deaths overall are down 19%.

The Officer Down Memorial Page offers our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and agencies who lost a loved one to a line of duty death in November 2017. We ask that you take a moment to read each of the memorials for these heroes and Remember the Fallen.

Deputy Sheriff James Martin Wallace
Richmond County Sheriff's Office (GA)

Senior Trooper Thomas Patrick Nipper
Texas Highway Patrol (TX)

Police Officer Jaimie Cox
Rockford Police Department (IL)


Detective Sean Matthew Suiter
Baltimore City Police Department (MD)

Police Officer Brian David Shaw
New Kensington Police Department (PA)

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez
United States Border Patrol (U.S. Gov't)

Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall
Oakland County Sheriff's Office (MI)

Trooper Damon Allen
Texas Highway Patrol (TX)