IN MEMORIAM

Dedicated to the police officers who gave their lives unselfishly in the performance of their duties.

While the majority of the officers listed below died In the Line of Duty, some were killed providing security for the citizens of Memphis.


The circumstances surrounding the deaths of these officers is unknown at this time:

Sgt. W.C. Stockman – February 22, 1865
Officer John M. Claridge  – April 24, 1867
Officer Walter M. Rodgers – June 4, 1867
Officer John M. Fenton  – December 31, 1867
Officer John Gear  – March 13, 1868
Captain Somers Perry  – June 12, 1868
Sgt. D. J. Finch –  March 8, 1869
Sgt. Julius Brett – – August 30, 1915
Officer Patrick T. Leahy – April 18, 1932
Officer John Cannon –  June 10, 1939
Officer Eugene Scott – December 16, 1939