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Hall of Heroines

Listed below are female officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of service. Each entry has a link to the particular woman's Officer Down Memorial Page. ODMP is dedicated to preserving the memories of fallen officers through presenting their stories of courage and heroism, from 1916 to present.

2016

Susan Louise Farrell

Officer
Des Moines Police Department, Iowa



2016
Rosario Hernández de Hoyo
Officer
Prince William County Police Department, Virginia


2015
Rosario Hernández de Hoyo
Agent
Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico


2015
Luz M. Soto-Segarra
Lieutenant
Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico


2015
Adrianna M. Vorderbruggen 
Special Agent
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

2015
Diane DiGiacomo
Special Investigator
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Humane Law Enforcement (NY)


2015
Jaimie Lynn Jursevics
Trooper
Colorado State Patrol, Colorado


2015
Stacy Lynn Case 
Police Officer
Columbia Police Department, South Carolina

2015
Rosemary Vela
Deputy Sheriff
Madison County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

2015
Peggy Vassallo
Sergeant
Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department, Missouri


2015
Kerrie Orozco 
Detective
Omaha Police Department (NE)

2015
Iris Janett Smith
Sergeant
Mississippi Department of Corrections

2014
Jessica Laura Hollis
Senior Deputy
Travis County Sheriff's Office (TX) 

2014
Chelsea Richard
Trooper
Florida Highway Patrol


2014
Amanda D. Baker
Correctional Officer
Scotts Bluff County Detention Center (NE)


2013
Sheryl A. Pierce
Sergeant
South Londonderry Township Police Department, (PA)

2013
Carmen M. Figueroa
Detective
New York City Police Department

2013
Elizabeth Butler
Detective
Santa Cruz Police Department (CA)




2013
Peggy Sylvester
Assistant Warden
Opelousas Police Department (LA)

 



2013
Patricia A. Parete
Police Officer
Buffalo Police Department (NY)

 



2013
Mayra Ramirez-Barreto
Agent
Puerto Rico Department of Justice





2012
Jennifer Lynn Sebena
Police Officer
Wauwatosa Police Department (WI)





2012
Martoiya Lang
Patrolman
Memphis Police Department (TN)

 



2012
Mary Katherine Ricard
Sergeant
Colorado Department of Corrections

 



2012
Nikkii Bostic-Jones
Correctional Officer
Cook County Department of Corrections(Ill)

 



2012
Celene Charise Hollis
Police Officer
Denver Police Department





2012
Amanda Dorcas Anna
Trooper
New York State Police

 



2012
Britney Rachelle Meux
Corrections Officer
Lake County Sheriff's Department (IND)

 



2012
Barbara Ann Pill
Deputy Sheriff
Brevard County Sheriff's Office (FL)





2012
Sandra Elizabeth Rogers
Master Corporal
Aiken Department of Public Safety (SC)





2012
Gail Denise Thomas
Senior Police Officer
Atlanta Police Department

 



2012
Barbara Ann Easter
Corporal
Arkansas Department of Correction

 



2012
Margaret A. Anderson
Park Ranger
United States National Park Service

 



2011
Tiffany Danielle Bishop

Georgia Department of Corrections





2011
Tina Liston Rambo
Detective
Ocean County Prosecutor's Office





2011
Ellen E. Engelhardt
Trooper
Massachusetts State police

 



2011
Sherri Katherine Jones
Deputy Sheriff
Bowie Country Sheriff's Department

 



2011
Debra Kay Collins
District Administrator
Missouri Department of Corrections

 



2011
Stephanie Ann Brown
Police Officer
San Antonio Police Department

 



2011
Debra Kay Collins
District Administrator
Missouri Department of Corrections

 



2011
Julie Ann Wier
Park Ranger
United States National Park Service

 



2011
Jayme Lee Biendl
Correctional Officer
Washington State Dept of Corrections

 



2011
Amanda Lynn Haworth
Detective
Miami-Dade Police Department

 



2011
Suzanne Michelle Hopper
Deputy Sheriff
Clark County (Ohio) Sheriff's Office

 



2010
Jillian Michelle Smith
Police Officer
Arlingotn Police Department, Texas

 



2010
Carol Scruggs
Deputy Sheriff
Marshall County Sheriff's Department, Miss

 



2010
Melissa Powers
Deputy Sheriff
Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Florida





2010
Caroline Green
Deputy Sheriff
Richmond Sheriff's Office (VA)

 



2010
Jill Mattice
Trooper
New York State Police





2010
Josie Greathouse Fox
Deputy Sheriff
Millard County Sheriff's Office, Utah

 



2009
Tina Griswold
Officer
Lakewood Police Department (WA)





2008
Irene Beatrice Rios
Deputy Probation Officer
Imperial County Probation Department (CA)

 



2008
Sandra Joyce Bullock
Detective
Bushnell Police Department (FL)

 



2008
Donna Fitzgerald
Correctional Officer
Florida Department of Corrections

 



2008
Barbara Leggett Shumate
Sergeant
Texas Department of Criminal Justice





2008
Laura Jean Cleaves
Senior Investigator
Santa Barbara District Attorney's Office

 



2008
Kara M. Kelly-Borgognone
Trooper
Nevada Highway Patrol

 



2008
Nicola Diane Cotton
Police Officer
New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

 



2007
Robin Tanner
Deputy Sheriff
Monroe County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office

 



2007
Elizabeth Franklin
Correctional Officer
Alabama Department of Corrections

 




2007
Michaelle A. Lawless
Wildlife Officer
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

 




2007
Susan Louise Canfield
Corrections Officer
Texas Department of Criminal Justice

 




2007
Kimberly Place
Special Agent
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms






2007
Madeline Carlo
Police Officer
New York (N.Y.) Police Department

 




2007
Lisa Beaulieu
Police Officer
Beaumont (Tex.) Police Department

 




2006
Mary Freeman Smith
Police Officer
Fairfield (Ala.) Police Department





2007
Louise M. Johnston
Police Officer
New York City Police Department

 



2006
Margena Silvia Nunez
Deputy Sheriff
Lee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office

 




2006
Vicky Anne Owen Armel
Detective
Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department

 




2006
Maria Cecilia Rosa
Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County (Cal.) Sheriff's Department

 




2006
Erin S. Frasier
Security Policeman
United States Air Force Security Forces






2006
Elizabeth Mazella Edwards
Deputy Sheriff
Hardin County (Ill.) Sheriff's Office

 




2005
Vivian A. Samuels-Benjamin
School Security Agent
New York City Police Department
Division of School Safety, New York

 




2005
Kay Rogers
Police Officer
Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee

 




2005
Robin Vogel
Police Officer
Decatur Police Department, Illinois

 




2005
Tara Drummond
Police Officer
Kennesaw Police Department, Georgia

 




2005
Molly Suzanne Bowden
Police Officer
Columbia Police Department, Missouri

 




2004
Cristy Sue Tindall
Police Officer
Peoria Police Department, Illinois

 




2004
Melissa M. Foster
Police Officer
Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

 




2004
Amy Donovan
Police Officer
Austin Police Department, Texas

 




2004
Lucille (Lucy) Ross
Investigator
Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida

 




2004
Suzanne E. (Suzi) Roberts
Park Ranger
U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service

 




2004
Latoya Johnson
Police Officer
New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

 




2004
Christy Dedman
Police Officer
Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

 




2004
Vickie Wax
Lieutenant
Baton Rouge City Police Department, Louisiana

 




2004
Jennifer Timathy-Ann Fettig
Police Officer
Detroit Police Department, Michigan

 




2003
Ruby Rainault
Deputy Sheriff
Essex County Sheriff's Department, Vermont

 




2003
Kelli Lambert
Police Officer
Wellston (Ohio) Police Department

 




2003
Darla Lathrem
Officer
Florida Dept. of Corrections

 




2003
Mary Ann Collura
Police Officer
Fair Lawn (NJ) Police Dept.

 




2003
Deborah Jean Hobbs
Reserve Deputy
Lake County (Mt.) Sheriff's Department

 




2003
Sheila Herring-Patrick
Police Officer
Norfolk (Va.) Police Department

 




2002
Sharon Joanne Barnes
Deputy Sheriff
Dent County (Mo.) Sheriff's Department

 




2002
Catherine Hill
Senior Patrol Agent
United States Border Patrol

 




2002
Elizabeth Licera Magruder
Private
Prince George's County (MD) Sheriff's Department

 




2002
Mary Beall
Police Officer
Dayton (OH) Police Department

 




2002
Renee D. Azure
Deputy Sheriff
Union County (FL) Sheriff's Department

 




2002
Melissa Schmidt
Police Officer
Minneapolis (MN) Police Department

 




2002
Jessica Wilson
Police Officer
Hazel Park (MI) Police Department

 




2002
Stephanie Markins
Police Officer
Hobart/Lawrence (WI) Police Department

 




2002
Ann Guinta
Police Officer
Dekalb County (GA) Department of Public Safety

 




2002
Kay Gregory
Special Deputy
Marion County (IN) Sheriff's Department

 




2002
Julie Jacks
Officer
Chattanooga (Tennessee) Police Department

 




2002
Kristin M. Pataki
Officer
Maryland-National Capital Park Police

 




2001
Moira Smith
Officer, 13th Precinct
New York City Police






2001
Kathy Mazza
Captain
Port Authority Police Department





2001
Sheila Baker Twyman
High Point, NC Police Department
2001
Candace Ripp
Nashville, TN Police Department
2001
Sheila Pyle
Trinity County, TX Sheriff's Department
2001
Monica Carey
Clayton, NC Police Department
2001
Maria Mignano
Oregon State Police
2001
Lois M. Marrero
Tampa, FL Police Department
2001
Loutricia Sowell Bonfanti
Leon County, TX Sheriff's Department
2001
Sherry Lyons-Williams
Atlanta, GA Police Department
2001
Angelic Barcia
Bernalillo County, NM Sheriff's Department
2001
Frances M. Collender
Delaware State Police
2000
Emma Horton
Goodman, MS Police Department
2000
Shynelle Marie Mason
Detroit, MI Police Department
2000
Alane M. Stoffenregen
Chicago, IL Police Department
2000
Tanja King
Orlando, FL Police Department
2000
Catherine E. Secor
Washington State Parks Commission
2000
Angela K. Payne
Knox County, TN Sheriff's Department
1999
Lisa L. Bailey
Norfolk Naval Shipyard Police Department
1999
Shannon Cuddington Smith
North Carolina Department of Corrections
1999
Sharyn Debose-Dover
New York State Parole
1999
Jeanne Margaret Balcombe
United States Army Military Police
1999
Dana Denise Shaw
Cherokee County, GA Sheriff's Office
1999
Lisa Gene Wampole
Coos County, OR Sheriff's Office
1999
Tiffany Catherine Hickey
Cockrell Hill, TX Police Department
1999
Tekoa Lurray Brown
United States Army Military Police
1999
Glenda Joyce Carmack
Caddo Parish, LA Sheriff's Office
1999
Joyce Anne Carnegie
Orange County, NJ Police Department
1999
Tonya Doreen Gillikin
Enfield, NC Police Department
1999
Kelly Fay Clark
Sierra County, NM Sheriff's Department
1998
Sandra Larson
Sacramento, CA Sheriff's Department
1998
Milagros Perez
Puerto Rico Police Department
1998
Regina Nicles
Harrodsburg, KY Police Department
1998
Frances Stanton
Bradshaw, WV Police Department
1998
Lisa Whitney
Ventura County, CA Police Department
1998
Claire Connelly
Riverside, CA Police Department
1998
Susan Rodriguez
United States Border Patrol
1998
Linda Huff
Idaho State Police
1998
E. Todecheene
Navajo, AZ Police Department
1998
Rebecca Shaw
Harris County, TX Sheriff's Department
1998
Colleen Waibel
Portland, OR Police Department
1998
Jessica Cheney
Virginia State Police
1997
Erin M. Hehl
Illinois State Police
1997
E. Morgenroth
Sacramento, CA Police Department
1997
Mylene Zalar
California Department of Corrections
1997
Lucy E. Colon
Puerto Rico Police Department
1997
S.A. Jenkins
Ohio Department of Corrections
1996
Noreen Vargas
California Highway Patrol
1996
Ineasie Baker
California Youth Authority
1996
Sherry Goodman
Shelby County, TN Sheriff's Department
1996
P. Harness
Philadelphia, PA Police Department
1996
Stacia Alyea
Shelby County, IN Sheriff's Department
1996
Sandra Wagner
Delaware State Police
1996
Lauretha Vaird
Philadelphia, PA Police Department
1995
Dawn Erickson
Houston, TX Police Department
1995
Lindora Smith
Detroit, MI Police Department
1995
Denise Holden
Raleigh, NC Police Department
1995
Sharon Alston
North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation
1995
Cynthia Brown
United States Secret Service
1995
C. Crawford
Monroe County, NY Sheriff's Department
1994
M. Martinez
Federal Bureau of Investigation
1994
Lori Thomas
Oklahoma Alcohol Beverage Department
1994
M. Thompson
Drug Enforcement Administration
1994
Beth Haynes
Boulder, CO Police Department
1994
C.L. Hamilton
Los Angeles, CA Police Department
1994
Robin Arnold
Manistee County, MI Police Department
1993
Lynette Hodge
North Miami, FL Police Department
1993
Evelyn Gort
Metro-Dade County, FL Sheriff's Department
1993
Becky Dwojeski
Drug Enforcement Administration
1993
Teresa Hawkins
Indianapolis, IN Police Department
1993
Diaz-Encarnacion
Puerto Rico Police Department
1993
Connie Hawkins
Chester, PA Police Department
1993
Jean Daugharty
Lake County, FL Sheriff's Department
1993
Betty Smothers
Baton Rouge, LA Police Department
1992
M.T. Johnson
New York City, NY Police Department
1992
Kimberly Hurd
Florida Highway Patrol
1992
Victoria Chavez
Farmington, NM Police Department
1992
Anita Pospisil
Palm Beach County, FL Sheriff's Department
1991
Sandra Wilson
Miller County, MO Sheriff's Department
1991
Debra Tison
Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco; Florida Field Division
1991
Sandra Robbins
South Houston, TX Police Department
1991
Nancy Nichols
Naugatuck, CN Police Department
1991
Tina Kerbrat
Los Angeles, CA Police Department
1991
JoAnn Liscombe
St. Louis County, MO Police Department
1990
Shirley Winston
Columbus, GA Police Department
1990
C. Cipriani
El Paso County, CO Police Department
1990
Janet Rogers
Big Horn, CO Sheriff�s Department
1990
Beverly Taylor
Ohio Prison System
1989
Susan Wells
Shreveport, LA Police Department
1989
D. McMenamin
Wisconsin State Police
1989
Rosemary May
Los Angeles County, CA Sheriff�s Department
1989
Vikki Hubbard
Detroit, MI Police Department
1989
Thompson-Bowman
Columbus, OH Police Department
1989
Lisa Sandel
Dallas, TX Police Department
1989
Mary Monaghan
United States Fish and Wildlife Department
1989
Suzanne Kays
Dallas County, TX Police Department
1988
P. Calderon
San Antonio, TX Police Department
1988
Doreen McCumber
Chatham County, GA Police Department
1988
Irma C. Ruiz
Chicago, IL Police Department
1988
K. Briscoe
Jefferson Parish, LA Sheriff�s Department
1988
J. Vernon
Virginia State Police
1988
Wendy Everett
Ohio Highway Patrol
1988
Helen Cardwell
Chicago, IL Police Department
1988
J. Engelhardt
Lansing, MI Police Department
1988
Mary C. Mohr
Villas County, Wisconsin Sheriff’s Department
1987
J. Vanderveer
Burleson, TX Police Department
1987
Linda G. Smith
Detroit, MI Police Department
1987
Patricia Quinn
Washington Township, NJ Police Department
1987
Elizabeth Cobb
Alabama State Police
1987
Donna M. Miller
Hillsborough County, FL Sheriff’s Department
1987
Maria Groves
Houston, TX Police Department
1987
J. McCallum
Michigan Department of Corrections
1987
Tammy Aamodt
United States Immigration and Naturalization
1986
M. Callanan
Nassau County, NY Department of Corrections
1986
Maureen Murphy
Bonner Springs, KS Police Department
1986
Carey Poetzman
Maryland State Police
1986
Kelly Ann Bazer
San Diego County, CA Sheriff’s Department
1985
Alma Walters
Meridian, MS Police Department


1985
Robin Ahrens
Federal Bureau of Investigation


1985
Minnie Houston
Texas Department of Corrections


1985
Abigail Powlett
Plainfield, NJ Police Department


1984
Deanna Rose
Overland Park, KS Police Department


1984
J. Sherrill
Hattiesburg, MS Police Department


1984
Margaret Park
Florida Game and Fish Department


1984
Irma Lozada
New York City Transit Police


1984
K. Tonahill
San Diego, CA Police Department


1984
D. Tomlinson
Pawtucket, RI Police Department


1984
Sharon Robinson
Birmingham, AL Police Department


1984
Patricia Ross
Kentucky Prison System


1984
Dorelle Brandon
Chicago, IL Police Department


1983
Joanne Couzynse
Jefferson Parish, LA Sheriff’s Department


1983
Mary Ann Barker
Americus, GA Police Department


1983
Sharon Moore
Franklin County, OH Police Department


1983
Sandra Griffin
Philadelphia, PA Police Department


1983
Frieda King
Illinois Prison System


1982
Frankie Shivers
Hollywood, FL Police Department


1982
K. Schaefer
Houston, TX Police Department


1982
Cheryl Seiden
Metro-Dade County, FL Sheriff’s Department


1982
Vicki DeVries
Michigan State Police


1982
Mary McCord
Montgomery, AL Police Department


1981
F. VanArsdell
Tulsa, OK Police Department


1981
Debra Sue Corr
Aurora, CO Police Department


1981
Donna Payant
New York Department of Corrections


1981
Connie Worland
Los Angeles County, CA Sheriff’s Department


1981
Kathleen Garcia
Denver, CO Police Department


1980
Julie Cross
United States Secret Service


1980
J. Jacobus
Monterey County, CA Sheriff’s Department


1980
Luella Hollow
Coalinga, CA Police Department


1979
Frances Galvin
Colorado State Police


1977
Pauline Stewart
West Virginia Department of Corrections


1977
Linda Lawrence
Baton Rougc City, LA Police Department


1977
Karen Bassford
Fairfax County, VA Police Department


1977
Gwen Downs
Louisville, KY Police Department


1977
J. Badavinac
Itasca County, MN Sheriff’s Department


1976
Pat Scully
California Parks and Recreation Department


1974
Gail Cobb
Washington, DC Police Department


1971
Marta Shanaman
Detroit, MI Police Department


1971
Alice Moran
Josephine County, OR Police Department


1970
Phyllis Myers
Niagara County, NY Police Department


1967
Kathleen Reilly
Nassau County, NY Police Department


1959
Lucille Helm
Madera County, CA Police Department


1957
Stella Donahue
Philadelphia, PA Police Department


1952
Sophia Wooster
Osceola County, MI Sheriff’s Department


1948
Kassie Chandler
Dallas County, TX Sheriff’s Department


1937
G. Sharrot
Minneapolis, MN Police Department


1930
Pearl Lanham
Gary, IN Police Department


1924
Mary T. Davis
Wilmington, DE Police Department


1916
Anna Hart
Hamilton County, OH Police Department