THE NAMES LISTED HERE DO NOT REFLECT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. THIS IS A PARTIAL LIST.

Although we have a full time news and research department that tracks security and 
private police officer injuries and deaths, the total number of deaths is unknown due to a lack 
of accurate agency reporting, media omitting names, and misclassification of job titles.

2019

JANUARY

UNIDENTIFIED
LA COUNTY
JANUARY 2 2019
Killed during vehicle assault.
JOSEPH M. ARRINGTON, 38
Columbus Ohio
January 2 2019 
Shot to death during a robbery at an internet cafe.
CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS
SAN DIEGO CA
JAN 4 2019
Security officer hit and killed by drunk driver.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
DALLAS TX
JANUARY 5 2019
Shot to death.
RICHARD BARTOLO, 64
JANUARY 10 2019
Killed in traffic collision while working for apple corporation.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
CINCINNATI OH
JANUARY 17 2019
Died of medical emergency.
JOSE OTERO,  31
CORAL SPRINGS, FL
JANUARY 17 2019
Shot and killed by a drive-by shooter at a nightclub.

FEBRUARY

JOHN ADKINS, 59
WHITLEY COUNTY KY
FEBRUARY 7 2019
Security officer killed in armored truck rollover accident.
UNIDENTIFIED
NEW HAVEN CT
FEBRUARY 12 2019
Killed in an on duty crash.
STANLEY J. WHATFORD
FEBRUARY 23, 2019
GULFPORT MS
Within minutes of starting his shift working security at a Waffle House, he went into cardiac arrest and was unable to be revived.

MARCH

NAAJEE JOHNSON, 23
LAS VEGAS NV
MARCH 7 2019
Shot to death at construction site.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
NYC NY
MARCH 9 2019
Killed in accident.
THURMAN BAILEY, 28
CHICAGO IL
MARCH 9 2019
Bouncer, shot to death.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER  
LA COUNTY CA
MARCH 10 2019
Shot to death.
RANDY W. WINTERROWD, 44
BEAVER PA
MARCH 20 2019
Security guard, collapsed during a fight and died about a month later after he was taken off a life-support system.

APRIL

ENRIQUE ALVARADO, 22,
INGLEWOOD CA
APRIL 11 2019
Shot and killed at marijuana dispensary.
DESWIN HARDEN, 37
BATON ROUGE LA
APRIL 13 2019
Shot to death while on duty at a nightclub-suspect arrested.
JOSE TORRES, 41
ARLINGTON TX
APRIL 14 2019
Was shot to death at a restaurant/bar during a confrontation.
TOMMY SIMILAR  
PHOENIX AZ
DECEMBER 27 1992
Was shot and killed when he confronted a suspicious person at the Whole Life Center.
HURSEY ADDISON, 75
LAS VEGAS NV
APRIL 22 2019
Shot to death patrolling apartment complex.

MAY

ZELDA TOWNSEND, 63
NEW ORLEANS LA
MAY 8 2019
Shot and killed while trying to stop an auto burglary.
JAY AARON FOUST, 46,
DURHAM NC
MAY 21 2019
An employee of AlliedUniversal Security Services was shot to death patrolling a city parking garage.
JOHN DAVID PRICE II, 42
ATLANTA GA 
MAY 24 2019
Shot in the head during a dispute at a nightclub.
WILLIAM HARDY, 49
BIRMINGHAM AL
JULY 19 1995
Was shot to death during a robbery at the Crown Sterling Suites Hotel in Birmingham. Hardy was an off-duty deputy sheriff working security at the hotel.

JUNE

MOHAMAD ELKOUR 
TULSA OKLAHOMA 
JUNE 15 2019 
Was shot to death during a confrontation at a hookah lounge.
DANA LEE HOPKINS 
RALEIGH NC
JUNE 19 2019
Shot to death during a confrontation with men fighting at a party.

JULY

GUY K HAUANIO, 52
POHOIKI HI
JULY 2019
Found unresponsive on job site. 
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
BOSTON MA
JULY 11 2019
On duty death due to medical emergency.
MATTHEW THOMAS BROWN, 42
SPRINGFIELD MO
JULY 18 2019
Killed by hit and run driver soon after leaving work at Missouri State University.
JAMES DAY
MEMPHIS TN
APRIL 21 1997 
Killed during an armored truck robbery.

AUGUST

CLYDE ANTHONY HAMILTON
JACKSONVILLE FL
AUGUST 12 2019
Shot and killed at internet café during robbery.
KEITH FILLMORE, 59
AUGUST 14 2019
Died from injuries of a car accident while on duty.
KAMAKA YAMAMOTO, 81
HILO, HAWAII
AUGUST 16 2019
Collapsed from massive heart attack while reporting to post.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
BIRMINGHAM AL
AUGUST 17 2019
Shot to death.

SEPTEMBER

JUAN MENDEZ, 72
BROOKLYN NY
SEPTEMBER 13 2019
Resident of Bellerose, Queens, NY, was struck by a car and suffered fatal injuries.

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