Type of Officer: Police Detective
Jurisdiction: Kansas City
Death Date: 05/09/2016
Added to Memorial: 2017
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
On May 19, 2016, Kansas City, Kansas Police Detective Brad Lancaster #1912 was killed by gunfire. On aforementioned date, at 1217 hours, officers of the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department were dispatched to 777 Hollywood Casino Boulevard on reports of a suspicious person outside the casino. Detective Brad Lancaster, who was in the area, responded to assist his fellow officers. Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect at 110th and State, but the suspect fled on foot toward the casino. Detective Lancaster located the suspect and attempted to make contact with him. The suspect turned and fired several rounds at Detective Lancaster. Detective Lancaster was transported to KU Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.