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FALLEN OFFICERs' MEMORIAL

This page is dedicated to the men and women of the Sacramento Police Department who have made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting the citizens of Sacramento. 

 

Police Officer William C. Bean, Jr. 
EOW: Tuesday, February 9, 1999
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Police Officer Emily Morgenroth
EOW: Friday, October 17, 1997
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault

 Police Officer Michael Gartrell
EOW: Thursday, April 25, 1991
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

 Police Officer William H. Warner
EOW: Sunday, June 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire (accidental)

 Police Officer Rodney Butts
EOW: Wednesday, October 15, 1975
Cause of Death: Heart attack

 Detective Doyle Popovich
EOW: Saturday, August 3, 1974
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer Andrew Collins
EOW: Wednesday, April 19, 1972
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit

 Police Officer Bernard Bennett
EOW: Wednesday, May 13, 1970
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer Eugene McKnight
EOW: Tuesday, July 23, 1963
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer Arnold Z. Gamble
EOW: Friday, February 15, 1963
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer Francis M. Rea
EOW: Sunday, January 3, 1954
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer Frank F. Mello
EOW: Saturday, June 30, 1951
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

 Chief of Police Erskine G. Fish
EOW: Sunday, August 11, 1935
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer Joseph Scott
EOW: Thursday, December 7, 1878
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 Police Officer George C. Chapman
EOW: Tuesday, April 27, 1858
Cause of Death: Gunfire

 

Sacramento Police Line of Duty Death Statistics

  • Total Line of Duty Deaths: 15
  • Gunfire: 9
  • Gunfire (accidental): 1
  • Heart attack: 1
  • Motorcycle accident: 1
  • Vehicular assault: 1
  • Vehicle pursuit: 2

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