HONOR ROLL OF SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

This list consists of names of South Carolina officers who have met at least one of the following conditions:

  • Officer's death has met the Federal criteria for line of duty death
  • Officer's name is on the National Law Enforcement Memorial Wall
  • Officer has been inducted into the South Carolina Law Enforcement Hall of Fame

Master Police Officer Jason Gregory Harris
Spartanburg Police Department, SC
End of Watch April 13, 2017
Officer Allen Lee Jacobs
Greenville Police Department
End of Watch March 18, 2016
Deputy Devin Hodges
Anderson County Sheriff's Department
End of Watch June 1, 2017

EOW Name Department
JANUARY
1.1.1954 Russell S. Masters Pickens County Sheriff's Office
1.2.1937 Kenneth E. McNeill SC Highway Patrol
1.3.1938 K.L. Gohagan Estill Police Department
1.6.1893 Joseph Trescott Charleston County Magistrate's Office
1.6.1925 Benjamin P. Carden Beaufort County Rural Police
1.6.1990 Joshua L. Milligan St. Stephens Police Department
1.7.1962 Thomas F. Abrams Spartanburg Police Department
1.8.2002 Dyke Coursen Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
1.8.2002 Dana L. Tate Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
1.15.1961 John R. Riddle SC Highway Patrol
1.15.1976 Doyle H. Hill SC Wildlife Department
1.15.1993 Thomas C. Harrison Orangeburg Department of Public Safety
1.18.1962 Clarence W. Floyd Jasper County Sheriff's Office
1.19.2002 Dennis E. LaPage Charleston Police Department
1.22.2011 Charles Richard (Chuck) Nesbitt, Jr. Sumter Police Department
1.24.1919 Robert Latta Camden Police Department
1.26.1978 H.M. Harvey Aiken Department of Public Safety
1.27.1981 Dale E. Barkley Columbia Police Department
1.28.1909 M.H. Stone Laurens Police Department
1.28.2010 Frank Glover SC Public Service Authority
1.28.2012 Sandra E. Rogers Aiken Department of Public Safety
1.31.1924 James H. Howard SC State Constable
FEBRUARY
2.1.1975 Rufus L. Looper III Greenville County Sheriff's Office
2.1.2008 James D. Haynes SC Highway Patrol
2.2.1983 Buddy J. Duncan Pickens County Sheriff's Office
2.3.1957 John F. Dennis Bonneau Police Department
2.4.1939 Walter Bell SC Highway Patrol
2.7.1988 Gary D. Blackwood Dorchester County Sheriff's Office
2.7.2010 William Frederick Schuck III Oconee County Sheriff's Office
2.7.1988 Gary D. Blackwood Dorchester County Sheriff's Office
2.8.1998 Jacob Ham, Jr. SC Highway Patrol
2.12.1877 Van Buren Hendrix US Marshals Service
2.15.1934 Hansford M. Reeves SC Highway Patrol
2.16.1988 J.W. Lundy Leesville Police Department
2.17.1911 Oliver S. Gunnels Greenville Police Department
2.18.1985 Robert A. Way North Charleston Police Department
2.18.1930 Melton Shields Spartanburg County. Magistrate's Office
2.21.1971 William F. Chasteen Greenville Police Department
2.21.1974 Richey O. Finch Forest Acres Police Department
2.21.1974 Ernest C. Potter Kershaw County Sheriff's Office
2.26.1989 G. Don Peeler SC Wildlife Department
2.26.1996 Charles B. Kubala Sumter County Sheriff's Office
2.27.2005 Mark Jones Hardeeville Police Department
2.27.2007 Kevin Carper Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
2.28.1991 W. J. Illingworth Cayce Department of Public Safety
2.28.1992 Hardy M. Godbold SC Highway Patrol
MARCH
3.1.2002 Walter Floyd Clarendon County Sheriff's Office
3.2.1979 Charles A. Snider Charleston Police Department
3.4.1925 A. F. Lackey Greenville Police Department
3.6.1990 Charles Freeman Aiken County Sheriff's Office
3.7.1921 Walter C. Holcombe Easley Police Department
3.7.1949 Henry H. Scarborough Myrtle Beach Police Department
3.8.1909 Christopher D. Corbin US Marshall Service
3.8.1909 William B. F. Corbin US Marshall Service
3.9.1994 C. Spencer Guerry Georgetown Police Department
3.9.2007 Phillip Michael Deese Dorchester County Sheriff's Office
3.10.1973 Fulton H. Anthony SC Highway Patrol
3.12.1936 Joe Byrd SC Department of Corrections
3.12.1976 William P. Messer Charleston County Sheriff's Office
3.12.2005 J. Alex Burdette Anderson County Sheriff's Office
3.18.2016 Allen Lee Jacobs Greenville Police Department
3.18.1956 Alvis B. Phillips Greenwood Police Department
3.23.1931 David H. Hyatt McColl Police Department
3.25.1989 Jerry W. Shelton Cottageville Police Department
3.25.2007 Lonnie Wells Moncks Corner Police Department
3.26.2007 Marcus Stiles Moncks Corner Police Department
3.27.1948 Leon W. Gooding Charleston County Police Department
3.27.2010 Kevin Cusack SC Highway Patrol
3.30.1980 Willie J. Blakely Laurens County Sheriff's Office
3.31.1968 Garnett E. Dabney SC ABC Commission
APRIL
4.2.1987 Otis Grier Greenwood County Sheriff's Department
4.2.2003 Antonio J. Sapinoso Greenville County Sheriff's Office
4.4.1978 Joel M. Robertson Charleston County Police Department
4.5.2000 David T. Bailey SC Highway Patrol
4.5.2004 Roger Myers Charleston Police Department
4.6.1937 William M. Strange Sumter County Rural Police
4.9.1997 Joseph C. Rodgers Florence County Sheriff's Office
4.11.1926 James Wilson Anderson County Sheriff's Office
4.11.1986 John C. Williamson Dillon County Sheriff's Office
4.11.1986 Carroll J. Taylor Dillon County Sheriff's Office
4.12.1983 Daniel W. Cogburn West Columbia Police Department
4.12.1999 Tommy Prezzy Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office
4.13.2017 Jason Gregory Harris Spartanburg Police Department
4.13.1904 J. P. Tucker Greenville Police Department
4.15.1947 Willis E. Sanders Anderson Police Department
4.15.1987 Robert P. Perry, Jr. SC Highway Patrol
4.17.1990 Russell R. Bell Beaufort County Sheriff's Office
4.17.1992 John M. Dial Richland County Sheriff's Department
4.17.1995 Michael A. Chappell SC Highway Patrol
4.19.1878 Rufus H. Springs US Marshalls Service
4.20.1899 John J. Bean, Jr. Charleston Police Department
4.20.1953 Ulysses Dobson Hartsville Police Department
4.20.1975 Charles G. Sheppard Anderson Police Department
4.20.1994 Randall L. Hester SC Highway Patrol
4.22.1950 Rufus H. Rodgers Aiken Police Department
4.25.1925 Henry H. Howard Aiken County Sheriff's Office
4.25.1954 Lucius Jennerette Timmonsville Police Department
4.26.1976 Julian Branch Clio Police Department
4.27.1976 Robert F. Sexton Olanta Police Department
4.28.1979 Jesse L. Mallett Clarendon County Sheriff's Department
4.29.1957 James E. Tillotson Anderson County Sheriff's Office
4.29.1971 Theodore Turner Kershaw County Sheriff's Department
4.30.1906 Eli Pittman Greenville County Sheriff's Office
MAY
5.1.1932 Julius C. Bunch Charleston Police Department
5.1.1932 A. B. Hunt Greenville Police Department
5.2.1941 J.T. L. McCord Greenwood Police Department
5.2.1983 Harold N. Cousar III Florence City Police Department
5.3.1987 Donald R. Hayes Marion County Sheriff's Office
5.3.2008 William Howell Orangeburg C. Sheriff's Office
5.4.1978 Joel M. Robertson Charleston Police Department
5.4.2005 Byron "Keith" Cannon Richland County Sheriff's Office
5.6.1932 Snyder L. Risher Charleston Police Department
5.7.1921 G. S. Burroughs Greenville Police Department
5.7.1947 George D. Tilley Calhoun County Sheriff's Office
5.9.1970 William C. Doster Chester County Sheriff's Office
5.9.1970 James B. Waters Chester County Sheriff's Office
5.11.1968 James Owens, Jr. Charleston County Police Department
5.11.1975 Harvey L. Middleton Berkeley County Sheriff's Department
5.14.1904 William J. Cox Greenville County Magistrate
5.14.2007 Robert L. Bailey SC Constable
5.15.1965 Levis T. Sexton Anderson County Sheriff's Office
5.16.2005 Jonathan W. Parker SC Highway Patrol
5.17.1924 B. H. Hatcher Marlboro County Sheriff's Department
5.18.1910 Hilton T. Smith Columbia Police Department
5.19.1945 William E. Evans Whitmire Police Department
5.19.2013 Tim Causey Horry County Police Department
5.19.1959 Henry C. Yonce SC Highway Patrol
5.19.1973 Charlie A. Rodgers Greenwood County Sheriff's Office
5.19.1982 Robert D. Sadler SC Wildlife Department
5.21.1924 Ernest S. Blackmon Lane Police Department
5.21.1924 Ernest S. Blackmon Lane Police Department
5.21.1999 Perrin R. Love II Charleston Police Department
5.24.1983 John R. Clinton SC Highway Patrol
5.25.1946 Warren C. Guerry Berkeley County Magistrate
5.28.1941 George G. Broome SC Highway Patrol
5.30.1915 J. E. Holcombe Greenville Police Department
5.31.1974 Ben W. Strickland III SC Highway Patrol
JUNE
6.1.2017 Devin Hodges Anderson County Sheriff's Department
6.1.1933 John D. Cunningham SC Highway Patrol
6.1.1936 G. L. Phillips Chesnee Police Department
6.2.1926 Lucius M. Player Newberry County Sheriff's Office
6.2.1974 L.C. Williamson Perry Police Department
6.4.1925 J. R. Snoddy Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office
6.4.1965 Leroy Myers Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office
6.5.2000 Dennis J. Lyden Horry County Police Department
6.6.1927 Elmo F. Langford Beaufort County Rural Police
6.6.1989 Lawrence W. Bragg III Newberry County Sheriff's Office
6.7.1961 Thurston F. Meeks New Ellenton Police Department
6.7.1979 David McIlver Sawnsea Police Department
6.7.1992 Hubert L. Lloyd Charleston County Sheriff's Office
6.7.1992 William A. Nalley Charleston County Sheriff's Office
6.8.1979 Willie E. Peeples SC Highway Patrol
6.8.1982 Henry B. Morris Clarendon County Sheriff's Office
6.9.1932 William P. Lancaster SC Highway Patrol
6.9.1932 Joe C. Wall Chesnee Police Department
6.9.1989 William M. Banks Greenville County Sheriff's Office
6.11.1927 Samuel D. Willis Greenville County Sheriff's Office
6.11.2003 Joseph S. Quarles Laurens County Sheriff's Office
6.12.2002 Michael J. Rao SC Highway Patrol
6.14.1915 Raleigh Boulware Fairfield County Sheriff's Office
6.14.1915 Adam D. Hood Fairfield County Sheriff's Office
6.15.1971 Clayton K. Woods Laurens County Sheriff's Office
6.17.1955 Lawrence B. Aytes Charleston Police Department
6.17.1955 Jessie C. Benton Charleston Police Department
6.17.1955 James F. Tindal Charleston Police Department
6.18.1956 Arnold R. Carter SC Highway Patrol
6.20.1953 Allen F. Bennett Richland County Sheriff's Office
6.20.1942 William H. Frey Spartanburg Police Department
6.21.1989 Harry M. Coker, Jr. SC Highway Patrol
6.23.1892 Jeremiah Hughes Easley Town Marshal
6.23.1996 Randall S. Hewitt SC Highway Patrol
6.25.1934 James W. Hite Columbia Police Department
6.25.1977 Glenmore P. Williams Benedict College Campus Police
6.25.1986 John R. Floyd Horry County Police Department
6.26.1998 Gilbert F. Halma Cheraw Police Department
JULY
7.1.1957 Cecil W. Watford Columbia Police Department
7.2.1904 William Foster Greer Police Department
7.2.1942 Claude R. DuBose Lamar Police Department
7.2.1973 James E. Orr Kershaw County Sheriff's Department
7.2.1904 William Z. Foster Greer Police Department
7.3.1915 Raleigh Boulware Fairfield County. Sheriff's Office
7.4.1919 Hendrix Rector Greenville County Sheriff's Office
7.4.1937 Frank Sowell Lancaster Police Department
7.5.1977 J. T. McAteer Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
7.6.1927 J. B. Amaker SC State Constable
7.7.1904 Columbus Jones Pickens County Magistrate's Office
7.7.2002 Kenneth J. Johnson SC Highway Patrol
7.9.1992 Thomas W. Spears Florence County Sheriff's Office
7.10.2000 Ferris E. Catoe III Camden Police Department
7.12.1943 Kemp P. Modlin Marlboro County Sheriff's Office
7.13.1938 L. Lawson Rhodes SC Highway Patrol
7.14.1924 Henry B. Graves Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office
7.14.1936 Purce A. Wansley Charleston Police Department
7.14.1940 Walter L. Miller Charleston Police Department
7.14.2011 Roger Rice, Jr. Laurens County Sheriff's Office
7.16.1916 James Duffy Charleston Police Department
7.17.1932 Elliott Harris York County Sheriff's Office
7.18.1919 Jesse F. Bateman SC State Constable
7.18.1963 Clarence P. McGee Pacolet Police Department
7.18.2004 James E. Myers Orangeburg Department of Public Safety
7.19.1979 Robert A. Mobley SC Highway Patrol
7.21.1949 Claude M. Parsons Georgetown County Sheriff's Office
7.22.1949 Joseph S. Gunnell West Columbia Police Department
7.25.1974 Philip G. Schlatterer Columbia Police Department
7.25.1949 Frank Floyd SC Wildlife Department
7.27.1970 Alfred A. Thomason SC Highway Patrol
7.28.1972 Berry D. Creamer Anderson County Sheriff's Office
AUGUST
8.1.2015 Delton Daniels Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office
8.1.1943 Harry C. Stabler St. Matthews Police Department
8.3.1970 James P. Bagwell Greenville County Jail
8.6.2008 Dennis Compton Colleton County Sheriff's Office
8.13.1967 Earl D. Compton Iva Police Department
8.13.1999 Marcus L. Whitfield Greenville County Sheriff's Office
8.14.1924 William L. Gibson Anderson Police Department
8.14.1947 Coleman McAteer Lancaster County Magistrate's Office
8.15.1955 Joseph Vega Charleston Police Department
8.17.1921 Henry F. Brown Columbia Police Department
8.17.2003 Andrew J. Mazur Greenville County Sheriff's Office
8.18.1991 William J. Werner IV Westminster Police Department
8.19.1969 Richard V. Woods SC Highway Patrol
8.21.1986 Douglas M. Jones Lexington County Sheriff's Office
8.22.1939 G. Forrest Krell Newberry Police Department
8.22.1970 Thomas J. Fox Lexington County Sheriff's Department
8.22.1989 Richard W. Gould Florence Police Department
8.24.1992 Charles J. Smith Allendale County Sheriff's Office
8.26.1917 James A. Stewart Greenville County Sheriff's Office
8.26.1923 Hampton Patterson Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
8.26.1980 Clell B. Floyd Lake City Police Department
8.27.1962 Carl Baker Andrews Police Department
8.28.1920 Arthur Hughes Honea Path Police Department
8.31.1998 W. Jonathan Crawley Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office
SEPTEMBER
9.2.1899 Samuel Tobias Clarendon County Magistrate's Office
9.2.1947 J. D. Livingston Newberry Police Department
9.7.1958 Harry B. Ray SC Highway Patrol
9.7.1959 Woodrow W. Nailey Easley Police Department
9.8.2014 Joseph Matuskovic Charleston County Sheriff's Office
9.9.1958 Fern Thompson Charleston Police Department
9.10.1966 Marion C. Steele SC Highway Patrol
9.12.1932 Lawrence Strock Charleston Police Department
9.12.1965 John P. Martin Greenville County Sheriff's Office
9.12.1986 Henry O. Stalvey Horry County Police Department
9.14.1945 Walter Evans Greeleyville Police Department
9.15.1933 Walter L. Longshore Newberry Police Department
9.17.1956 Robert J. McIntyre SC Wildlife Department
9.17.2000 Alvin S. Glenn Richland County Detention Center
9.18.1928 Luther Martin Anderson County Sheriff's Office
9.18.1916 E. J. Alsobrooks Marlboro County Sheriff's Office
9.19.1929 Dock M. Garrett Greenville County Convict Guard
9.19.1977 Stephen A. Breland Colleton County Sheriff's Office
9.19.1996 J. Russell Sorrow Greenville Police Department
9.19.2000 Allen "Pete" Myers Edgefield County Sheriff's Office
9.19.2009 Jonathan Nash SC Highway Patrol
9.20.1925 Mike Knotts Wagener Police Department
9.20.1977 Sherman R. Massey Laurens County Sheriff's Office
9.20.1983 Mathew M. Beacham, Jr. Greenville Police Department
9.22.1908 L. Pressley Reeves SC Wildlife Department
9.22.1926 George M. Myers Greenville County Sheriff's Office
9.23.1940 Harlan M. Smith SC Highway Patrol
9.23.1982 W. Eugene Jones Laurens County Sheriff's Office
9.25.1992 James B. McCants York County Sheriff's Office
9.26.1970 James H. Murphy Fairfield County Sheriff's Office
9.26.1970 Alfred L. Perry Fairfield County Sheriff's Office
9.27.1985 Bruce K. Smalls SC Highway Patrol
9.30.1900 James C. Scurry Georgetown Police Department
9.30.1941 Joseph P. Monroe SC Highway Patrol
9.30.2015 Gregory Alia Forest Acres Police Department
OCTOBER
10.1.1925 Ellis Shields Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
10.1.1980 Michael D. Laws Chester County Sheriff's Office
10.3.1974 Charles L. McNeill SC Wildlife Department
10.5.1950 Albert T. Sealy SC Highway Patrol
10.5.1914 John. F. Lindsey Greenville County Sheriff's Office
10.5.1919 A. M. Blair Greenville Police Department
10.5.1919 J. L. Kitchens Greenville Police Department
10.6.1944 Keith Ellsworth Charleston Police Department
10.7.1981 Joel D. Hughes Pickens County Sheriff's Office
10.8.1972 Roy. O. Caffey SC Highway Patrol
10.9.1996 C. Rick Pope Fountain Inn Police Department
10.10.1932 Lawrence M. Strock Charleston Police Department
10.10.1965 John. R. Martin Greenville County Sheriff's Office
10.10.1980 Michael Laws Chester County Sheriff's Office
10.11.1928 W. H. Talley Oconee County Rural Police
10.12.1931 Ralph W. McCracken SC Highway Patrol
10.12.1986 Allan R. Brazzell Sumter County Sheriff's Office
10.15.1978 William D. Breland Walterboro Police Department
10.16.2003 Donnie R. Washington Richland County Sheriff's Office
10.23.1999 Brian S. Mills Lexington County Sheriff's Department
10.24.1930 Perry Paris Greenville County Sheriff's Office
10.28.1986 Gary A. Thompson Gray Court Police Department
10.29.1982 Steven B. Hiott Charleston County Police Department
10.29.1988 George T. Radford SC Highway Patrol
10.31.1966 Claude V. Southerlin, Jr. Greenville County Sheriff's Office
NOVEMBER
11.1.1923 Charlie L. Johnson Aiken Police Department
11.1.1975 Ray G. Moore SC Wildlife Department
11.3.1973 Edgar D. Cooley Honea Path Police Department
11.5.2014 Holmes Smith Clarendon County Sheriff's Office
11.7.2015 Stacey L. Case Columbia Police Department
11.9.1968 William A. Singleton Rock Hill Police Department
11.9.2002 R. L. Wiles, Jr. Elloree Police Department
11.10.1939 Joseph Lamb Union County Sheriff's Office
11.10.1939 Joseph L. Lamb Union County Sheriff's Department
11.11.1928 Henry Stanfield Marlboro County Sheriff's Office
11.11.1921 J. Hay Fant Union County Sheriff's Office
11.12.1797 Robert Maxwell Washington District
11.13.1981 David L. Alverson SC Highway Patrol
11.15.1926 E. W. Johnson Florence Police Department
11.15.1974 William T. Cribb Charleston County Police Department
11.16.1941 W. D. Allen Edgefield County Sheriff's Office
11.17.1911 Wade H. Patterson Aiken Police Department
11.18.1941 William L. Clark Edgefield County Sheriff's Department
11.19.1935 Ed Hennecy SC Highway Patrol
11.19.1926 E. W. Johnson Florence Police Department
11.19.2002 William B. Bell Summerville Police Department
11.19.2002 Marion E. Wright II Berkeley County Sheriff's Office
11.20.1992 Mark H. Coates SC Highway Patrol
11.21.1991 Marvin L. Titus SC Highway Patrol
11.22.1953 Joseph W. Price Lexington County Sheriff's Office
11.28.1985 Valdon O. Keith SC State Constable
11.29.2013 Joseph Antwine Florence County Sheriff's Office
DECEMBER
12.3.1934 David Deason Pageland Police Department
12.6.1951 Junius P. Lewis Charleston Police Department
12.6.2000 Eric F. Nicholson SC Highway Patrol
12.7.1992 Christopher L. Taylor Anderson County Sheriff's Office
12.7.2006 Jason L. Sheppard Aiken County Sheriff's Office
12.8.1942 William H. Wilson Charleston Police Department
12.8.2003 Donald M. Ouzts Abbeville County Magistrate's Office
12.8.2003 Danny Wilson Abbeville County Sheriff's Office
12.9.1937 Frank Wright Gaffney Police Department
12.12.1937 John O. Sanders SC Department of Corrections
12.13.1995 Calvin A. Perry Saluda Police Department
12.13.1985 V. Edward Kee Mt. Pleasant Police Department
12.14.1991 David O'Brien SC Highway Patrol
12.14.2007 Darrel K. Lane Richland County Sheriff's Office
12.15.1988 Thomas L. Kerney Leesville Police Department
12.16.1975 Wesley J. Smith Charleson Police Department
12.21.1855 William T. Cross Columbia Police Department
12.21.2011 E. Scott Richardson Aiken Department of Public Safety
12.22.1879 John Harlow Charleston Police Department
12.22.1969 A. C. Campbell SC Wildlife Department
12.23.1977 H. A. Williams Aiken County Sheriff's Office
12.24.1992 Edward J. Alva Richland Co. Sheriff's Office
12.24.1949 Norris Nettles SC Highway Patrol
12.25.1934 Edwin D. Milam SC Highway Patrol
12.25.1956 William L. Acker Anderson Police Department
12.25.1970 Jimmy A. Traylor SC Highway Patrol
12.25.1980 T. D. Tindal, Sr. Georgetown Police Department
12.27.1947 Grady Martin Florence Police Department
12.29.2001 Randy G. Gerald Horry County Sheriff's Office
12.29.1999 K. Shaye Walker Lexington County Sheriff's Office
12.29.2002 Joseph J. McGarry Myrtle Beach Police Department
12.30.1900 J. R. Kennedy Abbeville County Sheriff's Office
12.31.1975 Steven W. Jordan Rock Hill Police Department
12.31.1997 Frankie L. Lingard SC Highway Patrol