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Memorial to MPDC Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Honor one of our fallen officers. Submit your thoughts or remembrances. Please be sure to include the name of the officer of the subject line of your message.

No Greater Love

These officers unselfishly gave their lives in the performance of their duties.

2000-present

Officer 

Date of Death   

Officer 

Date of Death

Paul Dittamo  October 30, 2010       
Wayne C. Pitt April 11, 2007 Gerard W. Burke March 23, 2006
James McBride August 10, 2005   Joseph Pozell  May 17, 2005
Clifton Rife II June 2, 2004    John S. Ashley  May 30, 2004

1975-1999

Officer

Date of Death

Officer

Date of Death

Thomas Hamlette, Jr. July 18, 1998 Kevin Welsh August 4, 1986
Robert L. Johnson, Jr. April 27, 1997 Joseph M. Cournoyer January 29, 1985
Oliver W. Smith February 26, 1997 Raymond E. Mumford March 11, 1983
Brian T. Gibson  February 5, 1997   Robert K. Best  December 15, 1982
Anthony W. Simms May 25, 1996 Donald G. Luning September 14, 1982
Scott S. Lewis October 6, 1995 Arthur P. Snyder February 12, 1980
James McGee, Jr. February 7, 1995 Richard F. Giguere  June 6, 1979
Henry J. Daly November 22, 1994 Alfred V. Jackson June 6, 1979
Jason E. White December 30, 1993 Bernis Carr, Jr. February 16, 1978
Ernest C. Ricks, III May 17, 1989 Bruce W. Wilson April 26, 1977
James L Gordon December 14, 1987 Michael J. Acri October 16, 1976
Robert Remington May 19, 1987    

1950-1974

Officer

Date of Death

Officer

Date of Death

Gail A. Cobb September 20, 1974 Lawrence L. Dorsey February 2, 1968
George D. Jones, Jr. March 24, 1973 Gilbert M. Silvia November 25, 1967
Ronnie W. Hassell December 2, 1972 Russell W. Ponton May 2, 1967
Dana E. Harwood September 25, 1972 Marvin L. Stocker March 23, 1966
Jerry W. Morris December 4, 1971 Marcus P. Willis December 27, 1965
William L. Sigmon May 25, 1971 Martin I. Donovan July 9, 1964
Jerrard F. Young May 21, 1971 Robert D. Handwerk January 24, 1964
Glen Fisher March 10, 1971 David C. Higginbotham December 7, 1963
David H. Rose February 20, 1971 Elmer L. Hunter March 20, 1963
Allan L. Nairn November 30, 1969 James Roche June 30, 1962
Michael J. Cody  July 14, 1969 Terrell M. Dodson April 17, 1960
David C. Hawfield July 14, 1969 Donald J. Brereton January 7, 1960
Willie C. Ivery November 15, 1968 Harold K. Shelton May 3, 1959
Stephen A. Williams July 2, 1968 Lester G. Myers November 13, 1958
Eugene I. Williams February 27, 1968 George W. Cassels July 12, 1953

1925-1949

Officer

Date of Death

Officer

 Date of Death

Grady A. Beacham December 2, 1948 Raymond V. Sinclair December 28, 1934
Mortimer P. Donoghue September 15, 1948 George W. Shinault August 14, 1932
Hubert W. Estes May 16, 1947 Elmer A. Swanson July 6, 1932
Richard H. Taylor December 13, 1946 Arthur H. Gelhar August 8, 1931
Harry E. Hamilton November 1, 1946 Charles D. Poole August 4, 1931
Donald W. Downs September 1, 1946 Jessie L. Taylor May 1, 1931
William J. Weston Jr. March 4, 1945 Frank J. Scoville September 24, 1930
Charles R. Johnston May 9, 1943 Frederick W. Bauer June 6, 1930
Irving Rosenburg February 15, 1942 Ross H. Kaylor December 10, 1929
Uel M. Gaile August 19, 1940 Edgar P. Alexander November 16, 1929
Charles F. Cummins June 12, 1940 Harry J. McDonald July 22, 1929
Robert W. Davis January 1, 1940 William S. Buchanan April 18, 1929
Raymond E. Grant August 14, 1939 John F. McAuliffe January 21, 1929
Richard T. Conklin June 5, 1938 Claude O. Rupe October 14, 1928
Ernest T. Wessells April 23, 1938 James G. Helm February 11, 1928
Paul W. Jones March 14, 1936 Leo W. Busch September 28, 1926
Frank L. Nussbaum February 16, 1936 Earl A. Skinner June 9, 1926
    Claude C. Koontz November 30, 1925

1900-1924

Officer

Date of Death

Officer

Date of Death

Raymond C. Leisinger August 28, 1924 Harry Wilson July 21, 1919
John W. Purcell October 17, 1923 Lester M. Kidwell July 11, 1918
Frederick G. Stange February 28, 1923   John A. Conrad May 21, 1918
Edmund P. Keleher January 10, 1922   David T. Dunigan May 21, 1918
George C. Chinn October 20, 1921   Willie R. Gawen March 2, 1915
Samuel C. Hayden February 27, 1921 William C. Farquhar October 22, 1913
Preston E. Bradley February 21, 1921 Eugene C. Smith January 1, 1910
Oscar A. McKimmie January 17, 1920 William H. Mathews March 5, 1909
James E. Armstrong December 20, 1919 William E. Yetton November 9, 1908
Isaac W. Halbfinger July 22, 1919 John J. Smith July 7, 1904

1800's   

 Officer

Date of Death  

Officer

Date of Death

Junius B. Slack November 27, 1891   Frederick M. Passau May 17, 1889
Adolphus Constantine September 10, 1891 John H. Fowler September 9, 1884
 
Americus N. Crippen November 5, 1889   Francis M. Doyle December 29, 1871