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The Fallen

Below you will find links to each of the fallen officers that have been remembered through this memorial.  You can read more about them and even leave a response on their wall.  We encourage you leave any thoughts, prayers, memories and anything else you want to put in memory of these heroes.

Trooper Eric Ellsworth

Died on November 22, 2016 | 2 Wall Entries

Age: 31 Utah Highway Patrol Accident Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Ellsworth, 31, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016, four days after being struck by a vehicle and critically injured while direct... Read More »



Officer Cody Brotherson

Died on November 6, 2016 | 1 Wall Entry

Age: 25 West Valley City Police Department West Valley City Police Officer Cody Brotherson, 25, was struck and killed during a police pursuit of a stolen car. The three-year veteran of law enforce... Read More »



Officer Douglas Barney

Died on January 17, 2016 | 2 Wall Entries

Age: 44 Unified Police Department Homicide: Shooting Unified Police Department Officer Douglas Barney II was shot and killed January 17, 2016, while investigating a traffic crash near 2160 East ... Read More »



Sergeant Cory Wride

Died on January 30, 2014 | 11 Wall Entries

Age: 44 Utah County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Shooting Sgt. Cory Wride, 44, was shot and killed while on uniformed patrol while assisting a stranded motorist. After encountering a pickup truc... Read More »



Sergeant Derek R. Johnson

Died on September 1, 2013 | 11 Wall Entries

Age: 32 Draper City Police Department Homicide: Shooting Draper Sgt. Derek R. Johnson, 32, was shot and killed while on uniformed patrol in the early morning hours of September 1, 2013. Shortl... Read More »



Trooper Aaron Beesley

Died on 6/30/2012 | 7 Wall Entries

Age: 34 Utah Highway Patrol Accident: Fall Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Aaron Beesley died from a fall during a search and rescue operation in Salt Lake County. Trooper Beesley, 34, was the tactic... Read More »



Officer Jared D. Francom

Died on January 5, 2012 | 14 Wall Entries

Age: 30 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Shooting Officer Jared D. Francom was shot and killed while serving a “knock and announce” search warrant in the Ogden area. Five other members of th... Read More »



Deputy Brian B. Harris

Died on August 26, 2010 | 6 Wall Entries

Age: 41 Kane County Sheriff’s Office Homicide: Shooting Deputy Brian B. Harris was shot and killed while tracking a burglary suspect in the desert near Fredonia, Arizona. Deputy Harris had b... Read More »



Officer Joshua Yazzie

Died on June 7, 2010 | 16 Wall Entries

Age: 33 Bureau of Indian Affairs Accidental: Vehicle Accident Officer Yazzie, 33, died when his patrol vehicle rolled 200 feet down an embankment on the side of Bottle Hollow Dam on the Ute Tribe... Read More »



Sergeant Franco R. Aguilar

Died on April 29, 2010 | 10 Wall Entries

Age: 36 Sevier County Sheriff's Office Accident Sergeant Franco R. Aguilar died instantly as the result of a fall from a freeway overpass. The 36-year-old victim had responded to the scene of a o... Read More »



Deputy Josie Greathouse Fox

Died on January 5, 2010 | 14 Wall Entries

Millard County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Shooting Deputy Fox was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Highway 50, one mile east of Delta. The 37-year-old victim had stopped a vehicle and was ... Read More »



Officer Charles B. Skinner

Died on November 8, 2008 | 4 Wall Entries

North Salt Lake Police Department Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Officer Skinner died of injuries suffered while responding to a call for assistance from another agency pursuing a stolen car.... Read More »



Officer Stephen R. Anderson

Died on June 25, 2007 | 5 Wall Entries

Department of Corrections Homicide: Handgun Officer Anderson, 60, was murdered by a Utah State Prison inmate he was escorting to the University Hospital’s orthopedic clinic in Salt Lake City. Wh... Read More »



Detective Kevin S. Orr

Died on November 22, 2006 | 6 Wall Entries

Age 34 Uintah County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Aircraft Detective Orr died from injuries received in the crash of a helicopter during a search and rescue operation. On Nov. 21, the 35-year-old... Read More »



Officer Jon C. Draper

Died on January 25, 2004 | 5 Wall Entries

Utah Department of Wildlife Resources Accidental: Medical Officer Draper died while conducting a routine check of wildlife traps in Straight Canyon, near Orangeville. When the 40-year-old victim f... Read More »



Deputy Jeremiah K. Johnson

Died on May 27, 2003 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 30 Emery County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Deputy Johnson was killed in a traffic crash near Castle Dale. The 30-year-old victim was finishing an overnight shift w... Read More »



Deputy David C. Jones

Died on January 26, 2003 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 44 Garfield County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Deputy Jones lost his life while attempting to arrest an intoxicated motorist. The victim had stopped a truck in Alvey Wash, an isolated lo... Read More »



Officer Ronald M. Wood

Died on November 18, 2002 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 39 West Jordan Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Wood was shot and killed by an armed juvenile. The 39-year-old victim responded to Jordan Meadows Park, 2350 W. 7510 South, on a rep... Read More »



Deputy Edward N. Dare

Died on September 24, 2002 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 57 Iron County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Deputy Dare was killed in a single-car rollover west of Cedar City. Shortly before 7 a.m., the 57-year-old victim responde... Read More »



Sergeant James E. Faraone

Died on September 18, 2001 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 48 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Sergeant Faraone, 48, was killed in a traffic crash on Interstate 80. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., the 48-year-old victim... Read More »



Officer Joseph D. Adams

Died on August 4, 2001 | 10 Wall Entries

Age 26 Lehi Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Adams was shot and killed during a traffic stop. The 26-year-old victim was working a DUI shift when he stopped a car under an I-15 overpas... Read More »



Chief Cecil F. Gurr

Died on July 6, 2001 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 50 Roosevelt Police Department Homicide: Rifle Chief Gurr was shot and killed at a convenience store in Ballard. The 50-year-old victim and several other officers responded to the store on a ... Read More »



Officer Michael J. Dunman

Died on July 17, 2000 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 30 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Pedestrian Officer Dunman was struck and killed by a motorist. At 4 p.m. the 30-year-old victim was on bicycle patrol near 1500 South State whe... Read More »



Lieutenant Thomas S. Rettberg

Died on February 11, 2000 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 58 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Aircraft Lieutenant Rettberg died in a helicopter accident. At approximately 2 p.m., the 58-year-old victim and civilian mechanic Thomas Bahoravitch were pe... Read More »



Deputy Tracey L. Davidson

Died on July 25, 1998 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 28 Juab County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Deputy Davidson was killed in a single-car crash on Brush-Wellman Road (UT-212), three miles west of the Intermountain Powe... Read More »



Officer Esther Todecheene

Died on June 8, 1998 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 24 Navajo Department of Public Safety Accidental: Vehicle Accident Officer Todecheene was killed in a single-car rollover crash near Halchita, a small community south of Mexican Hat. The 24-y... Read More »



Ranger Michael A. Beaulieu

Died on August 26, 1996 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 23 National Park Service Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident At approximately 2130 hours, Ranger Beaulieu, 23, was responding to the report of a wildfire near the Agua Canyon viewpoint in Bry... Read More »



Officer Norman K. Nisson

Died on January 11, 1995 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 39 Provo Police Department Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Officer Nisson was killed in a traffic accident. The 39-year-old victim was serving court papers at approximately 4:00 p.m. in... Read More »



Trooper Randy K. Ingram

Died on October 5, 1994 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 39 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Pedestrian Trooper Ingram was killed on Interstate 15 south of Nephi. At 9:30 p.m., the 39-year-old victim was parked in the right-hand emergency lane at mi... Read More »



Sergeant Doyle R. Thorne

Died on July 30, 1994 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 52 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Aircraft Sergeant Thorne lost his life in the crash of a helicopter during a search and rescue operation. The 52-year-old victim was the sole occupant of a ... Read More »



Deputy Michael S. Welcker

Died on February 24, 1994 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 38 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Deputy Welcker was killed by a prison parolee wanted for questioning in an assault. Officers went to a Taylorsville apartment where they... Read More »



Trooper Dennis L. Lund

Died on June 16, 1993 | 7 Wall Entries

Age 37 Utah Highway Patrol Homicide: Rifle Trooper Lund was murdered by two teenage boys attempting to flee from a gas theft at Thompson Springs in Grand County. The 37-year-old victim was one of... Read More »



Trooper Joseph S. Brumett, III

Died on December 11, 1992 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 24 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Pedestrian Trooper Brumett was killed while investigating a traffic accident in Salt Lake County. At approximately 7:15 a.m. the 24-year-old victim was at t... Read More »



Special Agent Steven W. Harton

Died on September 15, 1990 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 41 Denver & Rio Grande Western RR Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Special Agent Harton was killed by an intoxicated motorist. At 9:20 a.m., Agent Harton was driving his police agenc... Read More »



Deputy Blake V. Wright

Died on August 26, 1990 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 38 Wasatch County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Burns Deputy Wright died in a large wildfire in the mountains above Midway. The 38-year-old victim and civilian county employee Ralph M. Broadhe... Read More »



Lieutenant Fred F. House

Died on January 28, 1988 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 35 Utah Department of Corrections Homicide: Rifle Lieutenant House was shot and killed during the standoff at the Singer Farm near Marion, Utah. The victim was attempting to use his K-9 to ac... Read More »



Officer Roy L. Stanley

Died on December 5, 1987 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 27 Navajo Department of Public Safety Homicide: Handgun The bodies of Officer Stanley and Officer Andy Begay were discovered inside a burned-out tribal police vehicle in Copper Canyon, an iso... Read More »



Officer Andy Begay

Died on December 5, 1987 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 36 Navajo Department of Public Safety Homicide: Handgun The bodies of Officer Begay and Officer Stanley were discovered inside a burned-out tribal police vehicle in Copper Canyon, an isolated... Read More »



Officer Jackson D. Elmer

Died on November 14, 1987 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 29 Murray Police Department Accidental: Pedestrian Officer Elmer was killed while investigating a traffic crash. Shortly before midnight, the 29-year-old victim and another Murray officer we... Read More »



Deputy Wade A. Hansen

Died on September 24, 1987 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 26 Emery County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Deputy Hansen was killed in a traffic crash on Highway 6, approximately 25 miles west of Green River. Shortly before 7:0... Read More »



Lieutenant Gerry L. Ivie

Died on July 2, 1987 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 51 Duchesne County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Shooting Lieutenant Ivie was accidentally shot and killed at a roadblock in Duchesne County. The 52-year-old victim was responding to the scene... Read More »



Officer Tom M. Rees

Died on February 23, 1986 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 32 West Jordan Police Department Accidental: Shooting Officer Rees was killed in a training accident. While on duty, the 32-year-old victim and other officers were practicing weapon retention... Read More »



Officer Rodney W. Schreurs

Died on July 4, 1984 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 33 Park City Police Department Accidental: Pedestrian Officer Schreurs was killed by a drunken driver while directing traffic following a fireworks demonstration. The 33-year-old victim was s... Read More »



Deputy Charles H. Dickey, Jr.

Died on March 18, 1984 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 30 Cache County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Deputy Dickey, 30, lost his life in a single-car rollover while responding to a report of domestic violence. At 0200, a f... Read More »



Trooper Daniel W. Harris

Died on August 25, 1982 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 33 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Motorcycle Trooper Harris was killed in a motorcycle crash. The 33-year-old victim was conducting speed enforcement in Parley’s Canyon. At approximately 6... Read More »



Sergeant Ronald L. Heaps

Died on January 13, 1982 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 33 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Sergeant Heaps was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person call. At approximately 9: 25 p.m., the 32-year-old victim and ... Read More »



Sheriff Dale E. Nelson

Died on September 8, 1980 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 51 Beaver County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Drowning/Suffocation Sheriff Nelson lost his life while attempting a rescue. The 51-year-old victim responded to an ambulance call at a dairy far... Read More »



Trooper Ray L. Pierson

Died on November 7, 1978 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 30 Utah Highway Patrol Homicide: Handgun Trooper Pierson was shot and killed during a traffic stop west of Panguitch. The 29-year-old victim had recently been transferred to the area and his ... Read More »



Agent Robert B. Hutchings

Died on July 20, 1976 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 32 Utah Department of Public Safety Homicide: Shotgun Agent Hutchings was shot and killed during a drug raid at a Salt Lake City home. At approximately 7:00 p.m., the 32-year-old victim and s... Read More »



Sergeant Lauren E. Dow

Died on August 26, 1975 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 27 Tooele County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Burns Sergeant Dow was killed by a brush fire near Stockton. The 27-year-old victim and Tooele City Animal Control Officer Danny James were drivi... Read More »



Trooper William J. Antoniewicz

Died on December 8, 1974 | 11 Wall Entries

Age 27 Utah Highway Patrol Homicide: Handgun Trooper Antoniewicz was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Echo Canyon. At approximately 10 p.m., the 27-year-old victim stopped a speeding vehi... Read More »



Lieutenant James R. Merrill

Died on January 5, 1974 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 39 Cache County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Fall Lieutenant Merrill was accidentally killed on Bullock Road, south of Smithfield. Shortly after 9:00 p.m., a woman used the radio in the 40-ye... Read More »



Deputy Melvin C. Colebrook

Died on March 10, 1973 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 42 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Deputy Colebrook was shot and killed while investigating a domestic dispute. The 41-year-old victim and another deputy responded to 3569... Read More »



Detective Percy L. Clark

Died on January 11, 1973 | 7 Wall Entries

Age 42 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Detective Clark was shot and killed during an armed robbery. The 42-year-old victim and other officers were conducting a stakeout of a ph... Read More »



Trooper John R. Winn

Died on September 22, 1971 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 36 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Trooper Winn was killed while constructing a radio tower on Lake Mountain, west of Utah Lake. The 36-year-old victim was operating a... Read More »



Deputy Donald P. Jensen

Died on May 14, 1971 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 42 Davis County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Deputy Jensen was murdered while assisting what he believed was a stranded motorist. The 42-year-old victim was dispatched to watch for a ve... Read More »



Officer Don Wagstaff

Died on December 23, 1970 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 56 Utah Department of Corrections Homicide: Suffocation Officer Don Wagstaff was killed by an inmate at Point of the Mountain. The 56-year-old victim was supervising an early morning work det... Read More »



Officer Charles G. Porter

Died on May 2, 1970 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 59 Division of Wildlife Services Accidental: Pedestrian Officer Porter died when he was struck by a train. The 59-year-old victim was checking fishing licenses along the Weber River when he s... Read More »



Chief George S. Davis

Died on March 26, 1969 | 0 Wall Entries

Cedar City Police Department Accident: Shotgun Chief Davis died as the result of an accidental gunshot wound received March 24. As he was checking off-duty, the 50-year-old victim was removing th... Read More »



Officer Adolph F. Bush

Died on September 19, 1967 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 27 Ute Tribal Police Homicide: Rifle Officer Bush was shot to death while investigating a report of domestic violence. The 27-year-old officer was dispatched to a home in Randlett. Upon arriv... Read More »



Deputy Carlos M. Hall

Died on August 20, 1965 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 55 San Juan County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Medical Deputy Hall was on duty and alone at the county holding cell in Bluff when an altercation with two intoxicated females occurred. Accord... Read More »



Detective Marshall N. White

Died on October 18, 1963 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 54 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Rifle Detective White was mortally wounded by a teenage escapee from the State Industrial School. On the afternoon of October 15, the 54-year-old victim a... Read More »



Officer August L. Larsen

Died on January 5, 1961 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 21 Moab Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Larsen was murdered in the Moab City Police station. Shortly before 11 p.m., the night shift officer arrived at the station to relieve Offi... Read More »



Sheriff Seth F. Wright

Died on October 14, 1960 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 53 San Juan County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Aircraft Sheriff Wright became the first Utah police officer to die in an aircraft crash. The 53-year-old victim was returning a prisoner to Ut... Read More »



Trooper George D. Rees

Died on July 2, 1960 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 41 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Trooper Rees died in a traffic crash in Davis County. The 41-year-old victim was part of a roadblock set up at the Farmington junc... Read More »



Trooper Armond A. Luke

Died on December 3, 1959 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 54 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Trooper Luke died in a traffic accident on Highway 89, six miles south of Circleville. At approximately 11:30 p.m., the 54-year-old ... Read More »



Officer Edwin L. Edwards

Died on August 27, 1959 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 26 Logan Police Department Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Officer Edwards, 26, and Cache County Deputy Alma P. Sorensen were killed in a head-on traffic crash. The two officers were tr... Read More »



Deputy Alma P. Sorensen

Died on August 27, 1959 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 54 Cache County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Deputy Sorensen, 54, and Logan Officer Edwards, 26, were transporting four juvenile offenders to the state industrial sc... Read More »



Deputy McKay C. Jewkes

Died on June 28, 1959 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 28 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Vehicle Accident Deputy Jewkes died in a traffic crash in Salt Lake County. The 28-year-old victim was driving a marked patrol unit northbound... Read More »



Officer Edwin J. Fisher

Died on June 1, 1955 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 58 Utah Department of Corrections Homicide: Edged Weapon Officer Fisher was stabbed to death at Utah State Prison. The 58-year-old victim was a three-year veteran of the Utah correctional sys... Read More »



Officer Harold A. Peterson, Sr.

Died on October 27, 1954 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 54 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Motorcycle Officer Peterson was killed in a traffic accident. At approximately 10 a.m., the 54-year-old victim was patrolling on his three-whee... Read More »



Deputy Leon A. May

Died on April 11, 1953 | 2 Wall Entries

Age: 54 Box Elder County S.O. Accident On April 11, Deputy May, 54, and other law enforcement officers were searching the Bear River for the body of man missing for a week. Wire screens were plac... Read More »



Detective Owen T. Farley

Died on May 23, 1951 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 37 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Detective Farley was shot and killed by a robbery suspect. The 37-year-old victim had staked out a car parked near 300 South State, which... Read More »



Trooper Wesley Rosette

Died on January 31, 1951 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 45 Colorado State Patrol Accidental: Multiple Vehicle Accident Trooper Rosette was killed in a traffic accident while on a prisoner extradition in Utah.  The 45-year-old victim and Mesa Coun... Read More »



Sergeant Thomas W. Stroud

Died on January 5, 1951 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 34 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Shooting Sergeant Stroud was accidentally killed at the Salt Lake City Police station.  At 6:30 p.m., the 34-year-old victim and another offic... Read More »



Marshal Alonzo T. Larsen

Died on October 15, 1945 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 45 Mt. Pleasant Police Department Homicide: Handgun Marshal Larsen was shot and killed after serving only a month as a law enforcement officer. At approximately 6:00 p.m., the 40-year-old vic... Read More »



Officer Clarence M. Bean

Died on May 1, 1945 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 41 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Assault Officer Bean died of injuries suffered ten months earlier during an arrest. On July 22, 1944, the 41-year-old victim was kicked in the stomach whi... Read More »



Sheriff Samuel M. Bliss

Died on April 23, 1945 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 70 Carbon County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Shooting Sheriff Bliss was shot and killed while attempting to capture a murder suspect. Following the murder of a local rancher, the 56-year-old... Read More »



Detective Hoyt L. Gates

Died on February 11, 1941 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 41 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Handgun Detective Gates was mortally wounded while responding to an unknown disturbance in an Ogden grocery store at 24th Street and Grant Avenue. Unaware... Read More »



Sheriff William L. Black

Died on August 22, 1936 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 48 Emery County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Sheriff Black was murdered during a water dispute in Ferron. At approximately 8:30 a.m., the 48-year-old victim was contacted by a woman who s... Read More »



Sheriff John H. Cottam

Died on June 2, 1936 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 47 Washington County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Medical Sheriff Cottam died while assisting with the relocation of a heavy safe from one office to another in the Washington County Courthous... Read More »



Officer Blaine L. Baxter

Died on September 4, 1935 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 28 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Motorcycle Officer Baxter was killed in a motorcycle accident while enforcing speed limits in Salt Lake City. The 28-year-old victim was conduc... Read More »



Officer Joseph H. Quigley

Died on July 12, 1935 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 35 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Quigley was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two gasoline thieves. Shortly after midnight, the 35-year-old victim and two other ... Read More »



Trooper George E. Van Wagenen

Died on May 23, 1931 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 42 Utah Highway Patrol Accidental: Fall Trooper Van Wagenen is the first Utah Highway Patrol trooper to lose his life in the line of duty. The 42-year-old victim was following up on a report ... Read More »



Deputy Richard D. Westwood

Died on September 5, 1929 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 65 Grand County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Deputy Westwood was shot to death during the escape of two prisoners from the Grand County Jail. The 65-year-old victim and another officer ... Read More »



Officer Willard R. Dahle

Died on May 4, 1929 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 53 Logan Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Dahle was shot and killed by a bootlegger. Earlier in the day, a man arrested for manufacturing whiskey had written a check for his bail b... Read More »



Officer Carl J. Carlson

Died on March 9, 1929 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 39 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Fall Officer Carlson died from injuries he received during a liquor raid the previous day. The 39-year-old victim and other officers raided 23 ... Read More »



Deputy Oscar Fullmer

Died on August 26, 1928 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 50 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Deputy Fullmer died in a Bingham Canyon traffic crash. During a murder investigation, the 50-year-old victim and Hispa... Read More »



Marshal Jesse R. Ward

Died on April 15, 1928 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 42 United States Marshals Service Accidental: Single Vehicle Accident Marshal Ward was killed in a one-car traffic accident near West Jordan. Shortly after midnight, the 42-year-old victim wa... Read More »



Officer James M. Burns

Died on June 16, 1925 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 52 Castle Gate Police Department Homicide: Handgun Thirty years after the murder of his father, Castle Gate Night Marshal Burns was shot to death by an unemployed miner. The 52-year-old vict... Read More »



Officer Gustave J. Lund

Died on August 25, 1924 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 61 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Pedestrian Officer Lund died after being struck by a truck in the intersection of 1100 East and 2100 South, SLC.  The 61-year-old victim was d... Read More »



Officer Brigham H. Honey, Jr.

Died on February 16, 1924 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 34 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officers Honey and Huntsman were killed while attempting to arrest an armed robber. At approximately 11:30 p.m., a suspect entered the S... Read More »



Officer William N. Huntsman

Died on February 16, 1924 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 26 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Huntsman and Officer Brigham H. Honey, Jr., were killed while attempting to arrest an armed robber.  At approximately 11:30 p.m.... Read More »



Officer David H. Crowther

Died on October 12, 1923 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 45 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Crowther was shot to death by a transient. When he failed to return home from patrol the previous night, a search was begun. At 1... Read More »



Sergeant Nephi P. Pierce

Died on March 26, 1923 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 53 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Sergeant Pierce died from the effects of a gunshot wound inflicted four months earlier by an armed-robbery suspect.  Shortly after midni... Read More »



Deputy Floyd L. Rose

Died on October 2, 1922 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 26 Millard County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Deputy Rose was killed attempting to arrest an escapee from the Millard County jail. The 26-year-old victim was part of a three-man posse se... Read More »



Deputy Gordon A. Stuart

Died on April 15, 1922 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 27 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Shotgun Deputy Stuart was killed while serving a court order on a farm in Welby (West Jordan). The 26-year-old victim, three other deputies, and... Read More »



Marshal Lee F. Isbell

Died on August 5, 1921 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 47 Richfield Police Department Homicide: Handgun Marshal Isbell died after being shot three weeks earlier by an intoxicated man.  On July 14, the 47-year-old victim was making his evening ro... Read More »



Officer Charles Manzel

Died on May 9, 1921 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 45 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Manzel was shot to death during his first shift after returning to the police department from a three-year separation to work in the war i... Read More »



Detective Green B. Hamby

Died on February 8, 1921 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 49 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Detective Hamby died after being shot by a burglary suspect. Acting on information obtained from three men arrested for an assault on ano... Read More »



Officer Albert G. Smalley

Died on April 7, 1920 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 20 Ogden Police Department Accidental: Motorcycle Officer Smalley became the first Utah police officer to die from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. On November 9, 1919, the victim ... Read More »



Ranger Rudolph E. Mellenthin

Died on August 23, 1918 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 34 United States Forest Service Homicide: Rifle Ranger Mellenthin was shot and killed in the La Sal National Forest. The 34-year-old victim and two associates went to a sheep camp on Pine Blu... Read More »



Night Marshal Alexander J. Robertson

Died on December 5, 1915 | 0 Wall Entries

Age 40 Eureka Police Department Homicide: Handgun Marshal Robertson was shot and killed in Eureka. At approximately 7:45 p.m., the 40-year-old victim was summoned to a local saloon on a report of... Read More »



Deputy Joseph C. Akin

Died on February 21, 1915 | 2 Wall Entries

Age: 29 United States Marshals Service Homicide: Shooting Deputy Akin, 29, was a deputized member of a posse raised in Dolores, Colorado, to serve a federal murder warrant on a member of a Piute ... Read More »



Officer Ernest G. Berry

Died on September 27, 1914 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 35 Utah Division of Wildlife Services Homicide: Shotgun Officer Berry was murdered while attempting to enforce hunting restrictions near the Great Salt Lake. The 35-year-old victim was operat... Read More »



Deputy Vaso Mandarich

Died on November 29, 1913 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 35 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Deputy Mandarich was shot and killed by a suspect who had already murdered Bingham Marshal William J. Grant, and Salt Lake County deputies... Read More »



Deputy James D. Hulsey

Died on November 29, 1913 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 44 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Deputy Hulsey was shot and killed by a suspect who had already murdered Bingham Marshal William J. Grant, and Salt Lake County deputies Ge... Read More »



Marshal John W. Grant

Died on November 21, 1913 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 39 Bingham Police Department Homicide: Rifle Marshal Grant and Salt Lake County deputies Nephi S. Jensen and George O. Witbeck were shot and killed by a homicide suspect. At approximately 4:3... Read More »



Deputy George O. Witbeck

Died on November 21, 1913 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 41 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Marshal Grant, Deputy Jensen, and Deputy Witbeck were shot and killed by a homicide suspect. At approximately 4:30 p.m., the three victims... Read More »



Deputy Nephi S. Jensen

Died on November 21, 1913 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 40 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Marshal Grant, Deputy Jensen, and Deputy Witbeck were shot and killed by a homicide suspect. At approximately 4:30 p.m., the three victims... Read More »



Officer Thomas F. Griffiths

Died on June 25, 1913 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 39 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Griffiths was shot and killed while pursuing a suspect on foot. The 39-year-old victim was summoned to a bar at approximately 250... Read More »



Officer William C. Nelson

Died on December 25, 1912 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 21 Midvale Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Nelson was murdered while conducting foot patrol with another Midvale officer. At 1:30 a.m., the two officers observed a group of men ne... Read More »



Marshal Francis A. Colclough

Died on August 7, 1912 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 53 Midvale Police Department Homicide: Handgun Night Marshal Colclough was shot to death during an attempted armed robbery. In the late evening hours, the 55-year-old victim conducted a busin... Read More »



Sergeant John H. Johnston

Died on July 8, 1911 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 42 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Sergeant Johnston died of a gunshot wound suffered three days earlier. In the early morning hours of July 5, the 42-year-old victim and t... Read More »



Officer Charles C. Riley

Died on October 5, 1909 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 35 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Riley was shot and killed while escorting a suspect to jail in SLC. A reserve officer, the 34-year-old victim had located two sus... Read More »



Chief Deputy Seymore L. Clark

Died on November 27, 1908 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 37 Weber County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Chief Deputy Clark was shot and killed by a burglar. At approximately 9 p.m., the 37-year-old victim and another deputy responded to a Uinta... Read More »



Officer Albert Holindrake

Died on January 12, 1908 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 43 Park City Police Department Accidental: Shooting Officer Holindrake was killed by the accidental discharge of his own pistol. Shortly after 1:00 a.m., as part of their patrol duties, the 4... Read More »



Officer Charles S. Ford

Died on December 14, 1907 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 51 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Ford was shot and killed following the armed robbery of a Salt Lake City bar. At approximately 2:30 a.m., Officer Ford was workin... Read More »



Officer Frank J. Tucker

Died on June 16, 1904 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 35 Provo Police Department Accidental: Shooting Officer Tucker died when his duty weapon accidentally discharged. The 35-year-old victim was working a security detail at the Elk’s Carnival ... Read More »



Officer James D. Snipes

Died on October 24, 1903 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 29 Ogden Police Department Accidental: Shooting Officer Snipes died from a gunshot wound received the day before.  The 29-year-old victim and another officer were passing through the cri... Read More »



Officer Thomas Nalley

Died on October 14, 1902 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 28 Scofield Police Department Shortly before midnight, Saturday, October 5, 1902, Scofield City Marshal Hugh Hunter responded to the location of a loud party. When Marshal Hunter advised the p... Read More »



Deputy Samuel F. Jenkins

Died on May 26, 1900 | 3 Wall Entries

Grand County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Deputy Jenkins and Grand County Sheriff Jesse Tyler were murdered 20 miles north of Thompson Springs. Tyler, 36, and Jenkins, 46, were part of a pos... Read More »



Sheriff Jesse Tyler

Died on May 26, 1900 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 36 Grand County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Sheriff Tyler and Deputy Samuel F. Jenkins were murdered 20 miles north of Thompson Springs, in Grand County. Tyler, 36, and Jenkins, 46, we... Read More »



Officer William Strong

Died on June 27, 1899 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 59 Provo Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Strong was murdered by a transient he arrested in the city train yard. The 59-year-old victim had returned from retirement for the purpose... Read More »



Captain William A. Brown

Died on April 30, 1899 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 35 Ogden Police Department Homicide: Handgun Captain Brown, 36, was shot to death while attempting to arrest an armed robber. Responding to the report of an armed robbery near Brigham City, o... Read More »



Marshal Silas E. Clark

Died on November 22, 1897 | 2 Wall Entries

Silas E. Clark, 43 Springville Police Department Accidental: Shooting Marshal Clark died from an accidental gunshot wound. In the evening hours of November 18, the 43-year-old victim and two de... Read More »



Deputy Edward N. Dawes

Died on July 30, 1895 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 43 Uintah County (Wyoming) Sheriff's Office Homicide: Rifle Deputy Dawes, 43, and Echo City Constable Thomas Stagg were killed in a gun battle near the Wyoming border. The victims were part o... Read More »



Constable Thomas A. Stagg

Died on July 30, 1895 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 63 Echo Police Department Homicide: Rifle Constable Stagg, 62, and Uinta County (WY) Deputy Dawes, 43, were killed in a gun battle near the Wyoming border. The victims were part of a four-man... Read More »



Officer John C. Morrissey

Died on July 6, 1895 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 35 Bingham Police Department Accidental: Shooting Officer Morrissey was accidentally shot to death by a fellow officer.  Morrissey and his partner were working Bingham’s annual Independenc... Read More »



Sheriff James C. Burns

Died on September 26, 1894 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 45 Sanpete County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Sheriff Burns was shot and killed while investigating rustling in the mountains above Spring City. The 45-year-old victim and three other ... Read More »



Sergeant Alonzo M. Wilson

Died on April 12, 1894 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 54 Salt Lake City Police Department Accidental: Shooting Sergeant Wilson died from an accidental gunshot wound. The 54-year-old victim was working as the morning desk sergeant in the Salt Lak... Read More »



Marshal Andrew H. Burt

Died on August 25, 1883 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 54 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Rifle Marshal Burt was murdered by a deranged man in downtown Salt Lake City. Accompanied by the city water master, the 54-year-old victim office... Read More »



Officer Daniel Mahoney

Died on August 5, 1883 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 40 Frisco Police Department Homicide: Handgun On the evening of Saturday, August 4, 1883, while conducting his rounds, Officer Mahoney had several encounters with three intoxicated individual... Read More »



Deputy John Diamond

Died on March 27, 1879 | 1 Wall Entry

Age: 26 Washington County Sheriff's Office Homicide: Handgun Deputy Diamond was shot and killed following an altercation in a courtroom at Silver Reef. The incident occurred when the 26-year-old ... Read More »



Warden Mathew B. Burgher

Died on March 16, 1876 | 2 Wall Entries

Age 37 Utah Territorial Prison Homicide: Blunt Force Warden Burgher succumbed to injuries sustained while attempting to prevent an escape from the territorial prison. On the afternoon of March 14... Read More »



Marshal Albert O. H. Bowen

Died on October 16, 1873 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 44 Provo Police Department Homicide: Handgun Marshal Bowen was murdered at a Provo saloon. During the evening of October 13, the 44-year-old victim responded to a report of an intoxicated man... Read More »



Officer Festus Sprague

Died on May 3, 1870 | 5 Wall Entries

Age 39 Grantsville Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Sprague was killed during a gun battle with a homicide suspect. The 39-year-old victim was a member of a posse pursuing the killer o... Read More »



Marshal William R. Story

Died on May 2, 1870 | 4 Wall Entries

Age 31 United States Marshals Service Homicide: Shotgun U.S. Marshal Story was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a murder suspect. The 31-year-old victim went to Grantsville with a Nevad... Read More »



Officer Levi W. Davis

Died on May 7, 1860 | 1 Wall Entry

Age 24 Springville Police Department Homicide: Handgun On April 27, Officer Davis was a member of the posse attempting to serve a warrant on a rustler. The posse found suspect sleeping at his fat... Read More »



Officer William Cooke

Died on October 18, 1858 | 3 Wall Entries

Age 55 Salt Lake City Police Department Homicide: Handgun Officer Cooke was the first Utah police officer to be murdered in the line of duty. On the afternoon of October 13, the 55-year-old vict... Read More »



Deputy Rodney Badger

Died on April 29, 1853 | 9 Wall Entries

Age 30 Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Accidental: Drowning/Suffocation The first Utah police officer to die in the line of duty drowned during a rescue attempt. Deputy Badger, 29, was sent to ... Read More »



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