Remembering Fallen Officers

Ponca City Now - May 17, 2019 11:12 am

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 designating May 15 as Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week.

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page 43 Officers have died in the line of duty so far in 2019.

Total Deaths by Month

  • January 11
  • February 11
  • March 8
  • April 7
  • May 6


  • Average age 43
  • Average tour of duty 13 years, 4 months

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