Officer Down

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.

2021

JANUARY

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
CHESAPEAKE VA
JANUARY 1 2021
Died of complications of the Coronavirus.
IHAB MUHANNA, 55
GARLAND TX
JANUARY 3 2021 
Died from complications of Coronavirus.
MARIA GOMEZ,  58
JERSEY CITY NJ
Died from coronavirus.
RANDOLPH “RANDY” MUNIZ
NEWARK NJ
JAN 9 2021
TSA Officer died from Covid 19.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
HOUSTON TX
JANUARY 9 2021
Passed away from the corona virus.
AISHA NEVELL, 46
CHICAGO IL
JANUARY 9 2021
Was murdered during a violent shooting rampage that killed 3 others.
KENDRA WILLIAMS, 66
NEW YORK CITY NY
JANUARY 19 2021
Died from complications of the Coronavirus.
SEAN DEAN
NEW YORK NY
JANUARY 19 2021
Dean was a security employee of the Mets organization and died of COVID 19.
HOWARD FRANKLIN, 67
SAN FRANCISCO
JANUARY 19 2021
Was working as a security guard when he became ill and died of virus.
FOUR MALES
DECEMBER
SAN JUAN PR
All classified as security guards, died according to a news release.
MAURICE CONNER, 64
NASHVILLE TN
JANUARY 20 2021
A security officer at Lipscomb University died of Covid-19 related illness.
TONY MADORE
HARTFORD CT 
A security officer for a security business, his death is attributed to the Corona virus.
ARTHUR LATTIMORE
NEW JERSEY
Death have been attributed to the Corona virus.
TROY ANDREWS
HAWAII
Death have been attributed to the Corona virus.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER, 60
HENDERSON NV
JANUARY 29 2021
Died after a truck ran over him while on duty.
GREGORY SEIBERT, 51
INDIANAPOLIS IN
JANUARY 2021
Died from covid.

FEBRUARY

TERENA JONES 
BRONX NY
FEBRUARY 2021
Died from coronavirus.
DEXTER DE LOS SANTOS
LOS ANGELES CA
FEBRUARY 21
LAPD security officer died from COVID19.
SALENA GOMEZ, 56
SAN JUAN PR
FEBRUARY 21
Passed away from being infected with the Coronavirus.
JAMES COOK 
ST LOUIS MO
FEBRUARY 2021
Shot to death on duty during a confrontation at the MetroLink.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER 
TEXAS
FEBRUARY 2021
Died from a gunshot wound.
MARK THEODORE STEIT, 60
HENDERSON NV
FEBRUARY 1 2021
Was accidentally ran over by a truck while on duty.
PANTON ADAMS, 64 
WESTCHESTER NY     
FEBRUARY 3 2021
Was a school security officer and died from COVID19.
HARRY WALLACE, 71
JACKSON MS
FEBRUARY 3 2021
Died from complications of the Coronavirus.
RAYMUNDO GOMEZ, 56  
SPRING VALLEY NY
FEBRUARY 10 2021
Died from the Coronavirus.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
MANHATTAN NY
FEBRUARY 11 2021
Died from Covid-19.
RIYADH AL JANABI, 23
RIVERDALE PARK MD
FEBRUARY 12 2021
Shot to death during a carjacking while on duty.
STEVEN DANIEL HOLMES
CHARLESTON SC
FEB 13 2021
Murdered while on duty at a night club.
PAUL C SCOTT, 33
FLORIDA
FEBRUARY 13 2021
Murdered while on duty.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER, 57
CLEVELAND OH
FEBRUARY 19 2021
Lost his life to the Coronavirus over the weekend.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
SAN JUAN PR
FEBRUARY 19 2021 
The Puerto Rican government recently released information that two men who died from the COVID19 virus were employed as security guards at the time of their deaths.
The report did not list ages or names of the deceased.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
SAN JUAN PR
FEBRUARY 19 2021 
The Puerto Rican government recently released information that two men who died from the COVID19 virus were employed as security guards at the time of their deaths.
The report did not list ages or names of the deceased.
MARTINUS MITCHUM
NEW ORLEANS LA   
FEBRUARY 26 2021
Reserve Deputy Constable for the Second City Court of New Orleans Constable’s Office, Louisiana. He was murdered, shot and killed while working a security detail at a high school basketball game.
Sixty days into the year and sixty-seven security officers have died on duty.
And there has been an unusually high number of lethal force usage by security officers during the same period.
During the months of January and February, Seventeen Security Officers Were Murdered while on duty.
All but two died from gunfire.
Five officers were shot repeatedly by their attackers.
Thirty-eight others have died from the Coronavirus during the first two months of the year.
 
Three other security officers died in vehicle accidents, three others died from unknown causes, one officer drowned, and five security officers died on duty as a result of a medical emergency.
Twenty-one other security officers were shot while on duty and six remain hospitalized.
During this time there were over thirty times when a security officer used a firearm to defend himself.
In at least six of those shootings, police charged the security officer with murder, and currently, nineteen shooting incidents remain open and under investigation.

MARCH

MICHAEL SANCHEZ, 63
FLORIDA
MARCH 5 2021
Died from complications of the Coronavirus.
JOSHUA BROWN, 24
LOS ANGELES CA
MARCH 5 2021
Was shot to death trying to stop a theft.
CARLA CARDORA
BROOKLYN NY
Died from the Covid19 virus.
YOSEPH ALMONTE, 31
LAS VEGAS NV
MARCH 9 2021
Was shot to death by an employee of Wynn Casino and Resort.
10 CALIFORNIA SECURITY OFFICERS DIED OF COVID19 IN 2021 SO FAR AS IDENTIFIED BY LOCAL REPORTERS.
MORE THAN 123 CALIFORNIA SECURITY OFFICERS DIED IN 2020 FROM THE CORONAVIRUS. 
TIMOTEO “TIM” CRUZ, 27
CLEVELAND OH
MARCH 13 2021
Cruz was an off-duty Cuyahoga County Corrections Officer working security at a sports bar when he was gunned down.
SADAO “JAE” RICHARDSON, 34
RICHMOND VA
MARCH 13 2021
Shot to death during a disturbance at a shopping center.
RAUL JIMENEZ
ORLANDO FL 
MARCH 11 2021
Died from the coronavirus.
UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER   
BRIDGEPORT CT
MARCH 2 2021
Died on duty from a medical emergency.

APRIL

MICHAEL ELLIS, 52
VOLUSIA COUNTY FL
APRIL 4 2021
Violently murdered at United Methodist Children’s Home.
With the assistance of numerous news reporting services, we have now verified that as of today, there has been 472 Coronavirus related security officer deaths.
CALEB CULBREATH, 27
Atlanta GA
April 12 2021 
Shot to death at a nightclub.
ERIC DAVIE
LOUISVILLE KY
APRIL 21 2021
School security officer died suddenly on duty.
ENRIQUE SANCHEZ, 58
SAN DIEGO CA
APRIL 25 2021
Died from COVID19.

MAY

WILL ROBINSON, 39
WICHITA KS
MAY 7 2021
Was shot to death while on duty at the QuikTrip store.
BOBBY ROSE, 39
BASTROP TX
MAY 9 2021
The security officer was murdered while on duty at a nightclub.

JUNE

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER
SPRINGFIELD MA
JUNE 10 2021
Cause of death classified as medical emergency.
ALISHA WINDFIELD, 36 
TAMPA FL
JUNE 10 2021
Female security officer kidnapped from condo complex, murdered, and then set on fire.
RICHARD CASTELLANA, 55
GARY IN
JUNE 11 2021
Was shot to death during a bank robbery.
TRACIE JOHNSON, 69
BROOKLYN NY
JUNE 10 2021
Security officer died of covid19.  He has been working during the pandemic.
JERRY SMOTHERS. 63
FAYETTEVILLE NC
JUNE 12 2021
Was shot in the head while working security at a closed hotel.
STANLEY W STANLOWSKI, 66 
CONNECTICUT
Died from covid.
DERRICK SMITH, 54
LOS ANGELES CA
JUNE 12 2021
Struck and killed by a reckless driver.

JULY

JERRY CALE, 58
VIRGINIA BEACH VA
JULY 4 2021
Retired police officer, security company owner dies from Covid19.
TROY GOODE, 57
FLORIDA
JULY 2021
Died from Covid-19.
DENISE SMITH, 41
TACOMA WA 
JULY 18 2021
Was murdered on duty. Police made an arrest.

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