2601 Gentilly Blvd

New Orleans, LA 70122

773-420-9831

Customer Support
7:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m. (CST)

9449 S. Kedzie Ave #549

Evergreen Park Il, 60805

Ron Siarnicki

Executive Director

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

First Responder Center for Excellence

Office: 410-721-6212

Cell: 301-467-5780

Reported COVID-related fatalities for Public Safety Officers

As of September 7, 2021

Fire:                                                 162 (2020: 85; 2021 to-date: 77)

EMS:                                               78 (2020: 68; 2021 to-date: 10)

Law Enforcement:                      525 (2020: 340; 2021 to-date: 185)

PSAP:                                             17 (2020: 14; 2021 to-date: 3)

Total Public Safety Officers:    782

Information from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Christopher Jackowski3/20/202056West Sayville (NY) Fire Dept
Syed Rahman3/29/202059FDNY Deputy Chief Instructor
Israel Tolentino3/31/202033City of Passaic (NJ) Fire Dept
Richard Johnson4/4/202050Tullytown (PA) Fire Company
Mario Araujo4/7/202049Chicago (IL) Fire Dept
James “Tank” Waters4/7/202040Tryon (NC) Fire Department
Michael Field4/8/202059Valley Stream (NY) Volunteer Fire Department
Edward Mungin4/8/202056FDNY Bureau of Fire Prevention
Franklin Williams 4/9/202057Detroit (MI) Fire Dept
Jim Keyser4/9/2020unkTrappe (PA) Fire Company No. 1
Kellie Childs4/11/202054FDNY Bureau of Revenue Mgmt
John Schoffstall4/12/202041Terre Haute (IN) Fire Dept
Michael Burke4/13/202064Little Falls (NJ) FD & Singac Fire Co.
Joseph Giordano4/13/202064Freeport (NY) Fire Dept
Edward Singleton*4/14/202055Chicago (IL) Fire Dept (EDI Graduate)
Robert Weber4/15/2020unkMiddletown (NJ) First Aid & Port Monmouth Fire Co
Richard Campbell4/16/202055Edison (NJ) Fire Dept
Robert Zerman4/16/202049Pioneer (PA) Hose Company
David Clark4/17/202047Bay Head (NJ) Fire Co.
Stephen Fenton4/19/202077Edgecomb (ME) & Verona (NJ) VFDs
Ronnie Cordero4/22/202061Little Falls (NJ) Fire Dept
Gene Witek4/22/202073Ascension Parish (LA) FD Coordinator
Bryan Danzinger4/22/202056Medford (NY) Fire Dept
Gary Walker4/24/202053Oakland Fire Department (NJ)
Thomas Ward4/26/202060Massapequa (NY) Engine Co 1 & FDNY mechanic
Mark Farina4/27/202065New Hyde Park (NY) Fire Dept
Harold “Eddie” Moore, Jr.4/28/202042Jackson (ME) Volunteer Fire Dept
Robert “David” Reisinger4/29/202057River Grove (IL) Fire Dept & EMS Coord Stroger Hospital
Donald DiPetrillo4/30/202070Seminole Tribe (FL) Fire Dept
Edward Ciocca5/1/202062White Plains (NY) Fire Dept
Andy DiMaggio5/4/202057New Rochelle (NY) Fire Dept
Mark Remolino5/4/202059FDNY Bureau of Fire Prevention
John Von Sternberg5/7/202079Mountain Lakes (NJ) Fire Dept
Jason Weinger5/16/202057Suffern (NY) Fire Dept
Jeremy Emerich5/21/202040Lehigh Valley (PA) Health Network & Fleetwood VFD
Eric Gore6/2/202049Philadelphia (PA) Fire Dept
Dominick Reyes7/1/2020unkMiddletown (NY) Fire Dept
Roy Schriever7/1/202063Danville (NJ) VFD
Hector Rodriquez7/17/202054San Antonio (TX) Fire Dept Mechanic
Leroy Lucio7/20/202062Houston (TX) Fire Dept
Jose Perez7/25/202044Los Angeles (CA) City Fire Dept
Gerardo “Jerry” Pacheco8/3/202050Houston (TX) Fire Dept
Anthony Christensen8/4/202055Naples (FL) Fire Dept
Jesus De la Rosa8/8/202055Weslaco (TX) Fire Department 
Larry Sprague8/8/202067Jackson Center (OH) Fire Dept
Richard Petras8/15/202051Cleveland (OH) Fire Dept
Bryant Anderson8/18/202045City of Converse (TX) Fire Dept
Thomas Searcy9/8/202045Houston (TX) Fire Dept
Clifford Smelcer9/17/202069Sunnyside Volunteer Fire Department (TN)
Jack Griffin9/21/202067Ruleville (MS) VFD
Jason Dean9/23/202042Clayton (NC) Fire Dept
Richard Todd9/23/202058Salem (WV) Fire Dept
Michael Fields10/8/202052Columbus (OH) Fire Dept
Joseph Knott10/9/202073Second District (MD) VFD
Ricky Lee Woods10/9/202069Sumiton (AL) Fire & Rescue
Hugh Hollowell10/22/202069Watson (MS) VFD
Chris Lenard10/27/202055Ouachita Parish (LA) Fire Dept
James Hendricksen11/1/202043Pipe Creek (TX) Volunteer Fire Department
Harold Boone11/2/202049Monroe County (GA) Emergency Services
Andrew Petro11/2/202077Leland Volunteer Fire Department (MS)
Christopher McVay11/10/202043Grove Hill (AL) Fire Dept
Don Beauchene11/17/202054Warren City (OH) Fire Department
Robert “Bobby” Rocha11/21/202059Kansas City (MO) Fire Dept
Kristopher Brian Heffentrager, Sr11/27/202045Ellendale (DE) Fire Company
Jeff Guernsey12/2/202052Washington Township (OH) Fire Dept
Thomas Mathews12/3/202081Beaverton (MI) Fire Dept
David Tomlinson12/6/202071Poynette-Dekorra (WI) Fire Dept
Bob Kneifl12/7/202064Ponca Volunteer (NE) Fire & Rescue
Donald Joe Downs12/9/202069Saragossa (AL) Fire Dept
Lee Witman12/11/202088Colonial Park (PA) Fire Company
Robert Orkies12/11/202055Zoneton (KY) Fire Protection District
Joseph Mitchell12/11/202037Converse (TX) Fire Dept
Nick Sava12/14/202065Oakmont (PA) Fire Company
Kenneth Rainey12/14/202065Bridgetown (MS) Fire Dept
Edward Hine12/16/202079Colonial Park (PA) Fire Company
Randy Robinson12/17/202064Fort Worth (TX) Fire Dept
Don Kittelson12/17/202055Clayton (WI) Fire Dept
Ronald Steven Perry12/17/202057East Sullivan County (TN) Volunteer Fire Dept
Roland Brooks12/20/202082Grant Township (MI) Fire Dept
Don Kutz12/22/202068Montville (CT) Fire Dept
Andy Davis12/24/202045Oklahoma City (OK) Fire Dept
Stephen Sunday12/29/202028Scranton (PA) Fire Dept
Darrell Woodard12/29/202066Savannah (NC) Volunteer Fire Dept
Eric Bacon12/29/202052Jefferson Parish Eastbank (LA) Consolidated Fire Dept
Jason Wurster12/29/202046Putnam County EMS (WV) and Jefferson VFD
George Roque1/1/202157Los Angeles (CA) Fire Dept
Bryan Hamilton1/1/202142Naval District of Washington Fire & EMS (MD)
John Howell Clift1/2/202140Rural Metro (TN) Fire Dept
Tim Morton1/2/202156E.M. Holt (NC) Fire Dept
Patrick Dragon1/2/202150East Brooklyn (CT) Fire Dept
Danny McBee1/2/202173Bush Creek Township (OH) Fire and EMS
Mike Force1/3/202162Lewistown (PA) Fire Dept
Rebecca Eleczko1/4/202132Millgrove (NY) Fire Dept
Mark Kulp1/5/202152Reading (PA) Fire Dept
Nick Finamore1/5/202175Allentown Rd (MD) Vol Fire Dept – PG County
Albert Schlick1/5/202153Huntley (IL) Fire Protection District
Bob Forney1/5/202158Brimfield (IL) Fire Dept
Lloyd Losinger1/6/202160Ocean City-Wright (FL) Fire Protection District
Jimmy Moran1/6/202152Mannington (WV) Fire Dept
Leonard Coney1/7/202141Shreveport (LA) Fire Dept
Larry Lasley1/9/202163Swepsonville (NC) Fire Dept
Danny Watkins1/12/202167San Benito (TX) Fire Dept
Ronald Gene Spitzer1/13/202165Rocky Top (TN) Fire Dept
Timmy Manning1/18/202153Calloway County (KY) Fire-Rescue
Gary Cote1/18/2021unkDayville (CT) Fire Company
William Mertz1/20/202154Rancho Santa Fe (CA) Fire Protection District
James Tansey1/24/202172Wakeman (OH) Fire Distict
Erik Segura1/26/202145Laredo (TX) Fire Dept
William Sheffield1/27/202160Baltimore City Fire Department
Edward Vasquez1/30/202135NASA FD, Las Cruces, NM
Joseph Ferrugia1/31/202161FDNY
Brian Ritchie2/2/202150Weirton (WV) Fire Dept and Hooverson Heights VFD
James Slaven2/3/202162Scott County (TN) Emergency & Rescue Squad
Jamie Baldassare2/4/202162Mount Sinai (NY) Fire Dept
Guandes Mook Smith2/8/202127Sardis Volunteer (MS) Fire Dept
Andrew Bley2/9/202129Atwell Township (NC) Fire Dept 
Terry Watts2/10/202151Shelby County (TN) Fire Dept
Frank Lynch2/12/2021unkNew York
John Evans2/13/202164Philadelphia (PA) Fire Dept
Garry Key2/13/202170Zoneton (KY) Fire Protection District
Raymond Benitez2/20/202179Rocklin (CA) Fire Dept
Brian Widmayer2/23/202134Dover Township (PA) Fire Dept 
Martin Meyers3/4/202150Kokomo (IN) Fire Dept
Lee Tatum3/25/202166Greenleaf (MS) Volunteer Fire Dept 
Luis Lopez3/27/202142Franklin County (WV) Fire District #1
Robert Costello4/8/2021unkBuckeye (AZ) Fire and EMS Dept
Roger Dean, III4/23/202131Seguin (TX) Fire Dept
Charles Edward Scottini4/24/202167Laramie County (WY) Fire District #2
Matthew Michael Rominger5/16/202148Mountain Warfare (CA) Fire Dept
Benjamin Stidham5/21/202138Grapevine/Chavies (KY) Fire Dept
Jason Kroll5/24/2021unkConcord Township (OH) Fire Dept
Frank Sanchez, Jr5/26/202161Nekimi (TX) Volunteer Fire Dept
Josh Fedie5/31/202130Boscobel (WI) Fire Dept
Rodney L. Heard6/15/202156St Louis IMO) Fire Dept
Vincent Intiso7/8/202157East Orange (NJ) Fire Dept
Scott Allender8/3/2021 Melbournse (FL) Fire Department 
Jesse Turrubiate8/5/202131La Marque Fire Department (TX)
Walter Kussy8/6/202160Casper Mountain Fire District (WY)
Robert Berry8/10/202168Grant County (KS) Fire Department/ Grant County EMS
Tad Russell8/13/202137Brumley (MO) Fire Protection District
Tommy Allen Hopson8/15/202153Carroll County (GA) Fire Rescue
William Stalls8/15/202168Oak City (NC) Fire and Rescue Department
Timothy Watson8/15/202148Barrow County (GA) Emergency Services
Willie Bunch8/16/202157Oak City (NC) Fire and Rescue Department
Shaun Stirnger8/16/202143Hall County (GA) Fire Department
Mario Moya8/17/202151Jacksonville (FL) Fire and Rescue Department
Justin Roberts8/19/202140Anniston (AL) Fire Department
Cory Collins8/21/202132Pine Bluff (AR) Fire & Emergency 
Christopher Clifton8/25/202140Sylvania (GA) Fire Department
James Taylor8/27/202151DC Fire and EMS Department
John Pigott8/28/202174Wallace (WV) Volunteer Fire Department
Rodney Kelley8/29/202156Austin (TX) Fire Department
Mark Covil8/30/202151Pender County (NC) EMS and Fire 
Gary Burris8/31/2021 Gaffney City (SC) Fire Department 
Garrett Presnell8/31/202128Black Mountain (NC) Fire Department
Malcolm Arrington9/1/202154Nashville (TN) Fire Department
Marshall Hilley9/1/202153Gulfport (MS) Fire Department
David Leos9/2/202162Dallas Fire-Rescue (TX)
John Gaddy9/2/2021 Forest Park (GA) Fire and Emergency Services
James Heater9/3/202132Orange County (TX) Emergency Services District #1
Randy Burnman9/5/202153Lake City (FL) Fire Department
Miguel Angulo9/6/202142Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department