Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line Duty
 in the Jurisdictions of

Caroline County, Fredericksburg, King George County,
 ​
 Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County


Caroline County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Thomas Griffin Thorton
EOW – 06/12/1830
Cause – Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Strother W. “Ted” Lewis, Sr.
EOW – 03/01/1947
Cause – Gunfire



Fredericksburg City Police Department

Officer Ellsworth Alexander Moore
EOW – 05/31/1925
Cause - Motorcycle Accident

Officer William Franklin Mines*
EOW– 05/05/1964
Cause – Gunfire

Officer Roy Glen Wright*
EOW – 05/05/1964
Cause – Gunfire

Police Officer Todd Allen Bahr
EOW – 06/06/2008
Cause – Gunfire



King George Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Craig Lamont Brooks
EOW – 05/15/1998
Cause – Automobile Accident



Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office

Detective Richard Lee Samuels*
EOW – 09/22/1988
Cause – Heart Attack

Deputy Sheriff Dean Ridings
EOW – 06/19/2010
Cause – Boating Accident

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Marshall Berger
EOW – 04/28/2014
Cause – Heart Attack



Stafford County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Ford Tyson Humphrey*
EOW – 10/09/1980
Cause – Gunfire

Deputy Sheriff Jason Edward Mooney
EOW – 10/19/2007
Cause – Automobile Accident



Virginia State Police

Trooper Rannie DeWitt Kennedy
EOW – 11/05/1973
Cause – Automobile Accident – Spotsylvania

Investigator Claude Everett Seymour
EOW – 04/25/1975
Cause – Automobile Accident – Spotsylvania

Trooper Robert Tinsley Lohr
EOW – 07/22/1978
Cause – Struck by Car – Caroline

Trooper Robin Lee Farmer
EOW – 09/03/1981
Cause – Automobile Accident – Caroline

Trooper II Jessica Jean Cheney
EOW – 01/17/1998
Cause – Struck by Car - Stafford

Trooper Mark David Barrett
EOW – 09/14/2010
Cause -- Dive Training Accident – Spotsylvania

Trooper Adam Maynard Bowen
EOW – 06/24/2011
 Cause– Automobile Accident – King George


*= Lodge 15 Member


Updated: 05/01/2017