Wednesday, March 6, 2019

End of Watch Report February 2019

[Image: Line of Duty Death infograph showing 11 LODDs in February, a 12% decrease from last year at this time]

In February of 2019, there were a total of 11 line of duty deaths in the United States.  Of those 11 deaths, six were the result of felonious gunfire and one was the result of inadvertent gunfire.  The remaining five deaths were: one heart attack, one struck by vehicle, one auto crash, and one vehicular assault.

The total number of line of duty deaths for 2019 is 21 at the end of February, which represents a 12% decrease over this time last year.

The Officer Down Memorial Page extends our condolences to the families, friends, and agencies who lost a loved one to a line of duty death in February 2019. Please take a moment to read their memorials and remember the fallen.

Corporal Shane Totty
Baton Rouge Police Department (LA)


Detective William Lee Brewer
Clermont County Sheriff's Office (OH)

Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss
U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol (U.S. Gov't)

Trooper Lucas Bartley Dowell
Virginia State Police (VA)

Police Officer Matthew Rittner
Milwaukee Police Department (WI)

Detective Brian Simonsen
New York City Police Department (NY)

Agent Alfred Zanyet-PĂ©rez
Puerto Rico Police Department (PR)

Lieutenant Daniel Duane Hinton
Florida Highway Patrol (FL)

Undersheriff Monty Johnson
Pawnee County Sheriff's Office (OK)

Police Officer Nicholas Galinger
Chattanooga Police Department (TN)

Sergeant Steve Hinkle
Sullivan County Sheriff's Office (TN)