This Day in History - May 23rd
 
Patch image: British Columbia Provincial Police, BCConstable Percival Carr MM
British Columbia Provincial Police, BC
EOW: Wednesday, May 23, 1934
Cause of Death: Assault
Patch image: Dominion Police of Canada, CANConstable Frank Gisbourne
Dominion Police of Canada, CAN
EOW: Wednesday, May 23, 1934
Cause of Death: Assault
Patch image: Sarnia Police Department, ONConstable George Edward John Lewis
Sarnia Police Department, ON
EOW: Saturday, May 23, 1936
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, ONConstable Alfred J. Ferguson
Ontario Provincial Police, ON
EOW: Thursday, May 23, 1940
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Patch image: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, CANConstable Harry G. Rapeer
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, CAN
EOW: Thursday, May 23, 1940
Cause of Death: Animal related
Patch image: Calgary Police Service, ABConstable Wilfred J. Cox
Calgary Police Service, AB
EOW: Friday, May 23, 1941
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Patch image: Peterborough Police Department, ONSergeant Claire J. McGillen
Peterborough Police Department, ON
EOW: Thursday, May 23, 1957
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Patch image: New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, NBForest Warden Albert Roy
New Brunswick Department of Nat..., NB
EOW: Friday, May 23, 1980
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Patch image: Sûreté du Québec, QCConstable Serge Lamy
Sûreté du Québec, QC
EOW: Saturday, May 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, ONConstable Kenneth (Ken) Yves Roy
Ontario Provincial Police, ON
EOW: Tuesday, May 23, 1995
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, ONSenior Constable Philip R. Shrive
Ontario Provincial Police, ON
EOW: Friday, May 23, 2003
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, ONConstable Tyler Boutilier
Ontario Provincial Police, ON
EOW: Sunday, May 23, 2004
Cause of Death: Automobile accident


   

The brave officers listed here were killed on this date in history. Their sacrifices will never be forgotten.

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 12
Animal related: 1
Assault: 2
Automobile accident: 6
Gunfire: 1
Motorcycle accident: 2

By Province:
Alberta: 1
British Columbia: 1
Federal: 2
New Brunswick: 1
Ontario: 6
Québec: 1

 
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