Line of Duty Deaths
Since December 25, 1806, the NYPD has lost 781 officers in the line of duty, the most-recent officer being lost on December 12, 2011. This figure includes officers from agencies that were absorbed by or became a part of the modern NYPD in addition to the modern department itself. This number also includes officers killed on and off duty by gunfire of other officers on duty. The NYPD lost 23 officers in the September 11, 2001, attacks.
|9/11 related illness||31|
|Duty related illness||10|
|Struck by streetcar||7|
|Struck by train||5|
|Struck by vehicle||37|
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