JANUARY

ALBERT STALLSWORTH 68  JANUARY 3 2016
Was found deceased in his patrol vehicle

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER
Died from gunshots

FRANK JEFF CALL WORCESTER MA JANUARY 10 2016
Was struck and killed by a hit and run driver while on foot patrol

JAMES SENSENBAUGH 45 ORANGE COUNTY FLA JANUARY 21 2016
Died after his golf cart was struck by a DUI driver at Florida College of Integrative Medicine

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER WASHINGTON JANUARY 30 2016
Died in a traffic collision


FEBRUARY

MICHAEL DONOGHUE LOWELL LA. FEBRUARY 9 2016
Died from a medical incident on duty at school

DONALD PEARMAN CONCORD CA. FEBRUARY 16 2016
Died during a struggle with a shoplifter  while employed by Macy's loss prevention. He was an off-duty police officer.


MARCH

LEE WALL 69 MARCH 14 2016
Suffered medical incident at work

RONALD HEIST 72 FORT LITTLETON PA MARCH 20 2016
Was shot to death by a former state trooper during a robbery of a toll plaza

UNKNOWN SECURITY OFFICER MARCH  24 2016
Shot to death during robbery


KENNY RAY JR CANTON OH MARCH 21 2016
Died from nitrogen exposure while working plant security. He was also
an off-duty police officer.

ANDREW LOVE CHICAGO IL MARCH 25 2016
Shot to death working security at nightclub

MELVIN MOORE 32 HOUSTON TX MARCH 17 2016
Shot to death working for Brink's during a robbery


APRIL

JASERAMIE DION FERGUSON 25 LILBURN GA April 10 2016
Walmart LP Agent was shot and killed by a shoplifter

DAVID ORTIZ JR 51 CHICAGO IL APRIL 2 2016
Shot to death working at nightclub

KEVIN WYLIE 27 NEW YORK APRIL 7 2016
Shot to death working security at club

UNKNOWN SECUIRTY OFFICER AUBURN AL  APRIL 24 2016
Shot to death at nightclub

TERRA MARTIN 39 MELBOURNE FLA. APRIL 24 2016
Struck and killed by a car at the Space Coast Stadium

MARK SANTEE 48 LAS VEGAS NV APRIL 27 2016
Shot to death at construction site


MAY

FRANK DeMAY 72 MAY 3 2016
Suffered a heart attack while on duty

JOHNNY L SANDERS 40 CHATTANOOGA TN MAY 7 2016
Shot to death at restaurant during a confrontation

UNKNOWN NAME SECURITY OFFICER  MAY 9 2016
Reportedly shot to death during robbery

DANIEL ALLEN FERRIER SACRAMENTO CA JAN 1 2013
Shot to death breaking up fight at nightclub

LEON DASH CLEARWATER FL 2007
Died as a result of blunt force trauma while breaking up large fight

KENDRICK FORREST 39 DALLAS TX MAY 22 2016
Shot to death on duty at nightclub

KEVIN FRANKLIN 30 May 2016
Killed by gunfire

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER COLLETON COUNTY SC MAY 28 2016
Killed by gunfire at a nightclub

RONALD MCPHATTER 33 NEW YORK CITY NY MAY 26 2016
Shot to death at hip hop concert

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFCER NEW YORK CITY NY MAY 29 2016
Shot to death in dispute at apartment building


JUNE

BRIAN HARRIS 44 PHOENIX AZ JUNE 6 2016
Shot to death at Motel 6

KIMBERLY MORRIS 37 ORLANDO FL JUNE 12 2016
Shot to death during mass shooting at Pulse nightclub

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER ORLANDO FL JUNE 12 2016
Shot to death during mass shooting at Pulse nightclub

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER JUNE 18 2016
Shot to death

TRAVIS MASON AURORA CO JUNE 19 2016
Shot to death during robbery at marijuana dispensary


JULY

MARK MCCULLERS DALLAS TX JULY 9 2016
Off duty Southern Methodist University police officer drowned while working private security

JOSEPH ZANGERO 61 BERRIEN COUNTY MI JULY 11 2016
Was shot to death on duty at courthouse during prisoner escape

RONALD KIENZLE 63 BERRIEN COUNTY I JULY 11 2016
Shot to death at courthouse during prisoner escape

MICHAEL FORTIER 34 JULY 13 2016
Shot to death in parking lot

STEPHEN WILLS 46 ALBUQUERQUE NM JULY 15 2016
Shot to death at apartment complex

PEDRO GARCIA 34 HOUSTON TX JULY 30 2016
Shot to death during a robbery at a game room


AUGUST
GEORGE K RUSH 60 SPARTANBURG SC AUGUST 2 2016
Shot to death during robbery

LUCCAS MCNEIL 28 PORTLAND OR AUGUST  9 2016
Shot to death while on mobile patrol

DAVID GUZMAN 25 HOUSTON TX AUGUST 29 2016
Shot and killed during a robbery of an armored car


SEPTEMBER
LARRY PUCALIK HAMMOND IN NOVEMBER 14 1950
Off duty police officer shot to death while working security at Holiday Inn

EVAN WILLIAMS 29 WASHINGTON DC SEPTEMBER 9 2016
Shot death when the special police officer stopped during a shooting incident

IDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER FAIRFAX VA.  SEPTEMBER 2016
Killed in a traffic collision while on duty



OCTOBER
PETER FRYE OCTOBER 2 2016
Shot to death at nightclub

JAMALL HOLDER BIRMINGHAM AL NOVEMBER 2015
Was shot to death by fellow security officer

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER  PALM SPRINGS CA  OCT 11 2016
Killed in a crash involving a DUI driver

ANTONY SMITH 51 GREENSBORO NC OCTOBER 8 2016
Shot death at Food Lion grocery store

NORMAN HUNTLEY TULSA OK OCTOBER OCTOBER 10 2016
Shot to death while questioning a theft suspect


NOVEMBER

RICHARD IRVIN 42 YORK-POQUOSON VA NOVEMBER 24 2016
Shot to death while escorting man off property

MICHAEL SMITH 33 BROOKFIELD IL JANUARY 2016
Was gunned down to prevent him from testifying in court

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER LANCASTER CA NOVEMBER  8 2016
Found shot in the head in a vehicle

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER NOVEMBER 7 2016
Shot to death during robbery at illegal gameroom

ARTURO MORALES LAUDERHILL FLA NOVEMBER 5 2016
Shot to death at nightclub

UNIDENTIFIED SECURITY OFFICER NOVEMBER 4 2016
Possible heart attack death at work

RICHARD COX NOVEMBER 27 2016
Shot to death at nightclub

TYRONE HARDIN 38 HARVEY IL NOVEMBER 26 2016
Shot to death at Canadian Railroad by carjacker


FREDERICO PENA HERNANDEZ 20 NEW YORK NOVEMBER 2016
Killed at a nightclub

LLOYD WICKLIFFE CHICAGO IL JANUARY 1982
Shot to death on duty during McDonalds’ robbery


DECEMBER

ERIC TURNER HINESVILLE GA DECEMBER 11 2016
Shot to death on duty at nightclub

CALVIN MOORE 27 DECEMBER 17 2016
Shot to death

TORRENCE BENJAMIN 28 ST PETERSBURG FL DECEMBER 20 2016
Died of a heart attack while on duty.
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