Bret D. Tepe

Bret D. Tepe

Type of Officer: Investigator Jurisdiction: Ford County County: Ford County Death Date: 9/23/2003 Added to Memorial: 2004 Circumstances of death: Automobile Accident On the morning of September 23, 2003, Ford County Sheriff’s Office investigator Bret D. Tepe was...
LeRoy Davis

LeRoy Davis

Type of Officer: Police Officer Jurisdiction: Dodge City County: Ford Death Date: 5/18/1929 Added to Memorial: 1988 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Officer LeRoy Davis was shot at close range and killed when he attempted to arrest one Roy Redding for attempting to...
J. E. Cox

J. E. Cox

Type of Officer: Chief of Police Jurisdiction: Dodge City County: Ford Death Date: 11/8/1927 Added to Memorial: 1988 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Chief 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 Marshal Jurisdiction: Dodge City County: Ford Death Date: 7/21/1884 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Well-known former buffalo hunter Nixon had a long-running feud with another well-known character, “Mysterious”...
Harry T. McCarty

Harry T. McCarty

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

Edward J. Masterson

Type of Officer: City Marshal Jurisdiction: Dodge City County: Ford Death Date: 4/9/1878 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot City Marshal Masterson (older brother of Bat Masterson) disarmed Jack Wagner, who was drunk and in violation of Dodge...