Friday, September 6, 2019

End of Watch Report August 2019

Infograph showing 12 Line of Duty Deaths in August 2019, bringing the yearly total to 85 across the United States

In August of 2019, there were twelve line of duty deaths in the United States.  Of those twelve line of duty deaths, three were due to 9/11-related illnesses, one to a duty-related illness, two to assault, three to gunfire, two to automobile crashes, and one to a heart attack.  The year-to-date total stands at 85, which represents a 25% decrease in comparison to the same time last year.

The Officer Down Memorial Page extends our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and agencies who lost a loved one to a line of duty death.  We encourage you to read the memorials of each of these officers and remember the fallen:

Correctional Officer Pedro J. Rodríguez-Mateo
Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (PR)

Police Officer Raymond Harris
New York City Police Department (NY)

Correctional Administrator Debra Johnson
Tennessee Department of Correction (TN)

Sergeant Jeffrey Cicora
New York State Police (NY)

Officer Andre Maurice Moye, Jr.
California Highway Patrol (CA)

Deputy Sheriff Stephanie Schreurs
Lyon County Sheriff's Office (IA)

Deputy Sheriff Carlos Cammon
Orange County Sheriff's Department CA)

Trooper Nicholas J. Hopkins
Illinois State Police (IL)

Deputy Sheriff Jose Luis Blancarte
Kinney County Sheriff's Office (TX)

Trooper Moises Sanchez
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol (TX)

Deputy Sheriff Jeremy Voyles
Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department (MS)

Undersheriff Stephen B. McLoud
Cayuga County Sheriff's Office (NY)