Bret D. Tepe

Bret D. Tepe

Type of Officer: InvestigatorJurisdiction: Ford CountyCounty: Ford CountyDeath Date: 9/23/2003Added to Memorial: 2004Circumstances of death: Automobile AccidentOn the morning of September 23, 2003, Ford County Sheriff’s Office investigator Bret D. Tepe was driving to...
LeRoy Davis

LeRoy Davis

Type of Officer: Police OfficerJurisdiction: Dodge CityCounty: FordDeath Date: 5/18/1929Added to Memorial: 1988Circumstances of Death: GunshotOfficer LeRoy Davis was shot at close range and killed when he attempted to arrest one Roy Redding for attempting to start...
J. E. Cox

J. E. Cox

Type of Officer: Chief of PoliceJurisdiction: Dodge CityCounty: FordDeath Date: 11/8/1927Added to Memorial: 1988Circumstances of Death: GunshotChief Cox was shot six times by a man he believed to be a chicken thief. This man, later identified by the FBI as...
Thomas C. Nixon

Thomas C. Nixon

Type of Officer: Assistant City MarshalJurisdiction: Dodge CityCounty: FordDeath Date: 7/21/1884Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotWell-known former buffalo hunter Nixon had a long-running feud with another well-known character, “Mysterious” Dave...
Harry T. McCarty

Harry T. McCarty

Type of Officer: Deputy U.S. MarshalJurisdiction: Dodge CityCounty: FordDeath Date: 7/13/1878Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotDeputy U.S. Marshal McCarty was drinking in the Long Branch Saloon in Dodge City when on Thomas Roach, angered that he...
Edward J. Masterson

Edward J. Masterson

Type of Officer: City MarshalJurisdiction: Dodge CityCounty: FordDeath Date: 4/9/1878Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotCity Marshal Masterson (older brother of Bat Masterson) disarmed Jack Wagner, who was drunk and in violation of Dodge City’s...