Fred Bell

Fred Bell

Type of Officer: SheriffJurisdiction: Saline CountyCounty: SalineDeath Date: 9/17/1952Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: Beating; causing Heart AttackDuring a court hearing for a murder case, the defendant became unruly and combative. As the sheriff...
Willard N. Carver

Willard N. Carver

Type of Officer: Deputy SheriffJurisdiction: Johnson CountyCounty: JohnsonDeath Date: 6/23/1952Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotEarly on the morning of June 23, Sergeant Carver and Patrolman Floyd Gaunt were investigating an attempted auto theft....
Elmer E. Biggs

Elmer E. Biggs

Type of Officer: Police SergeantJurisdiction: Kansas CityCounty: WyandotteDeath Date: 9/1/1922Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotSergeant Biggs and Officer Fred Wheeler observed several persons unloading tires from a parked truck. When the officers...
Willard N. Carver

Tom Carson

Type of Officer: Police OfficerJurisdiction: SalinaCounty: SalineDeath Date: 11/29/1920Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotOfficer Carson, on night patrol, was shot and killed by a man he had ordered off the Union Pacific night train. A suspect was...
William H. Ballard

William H. Ballard

Type of Officer: Police DetectiveJurisdiction: WichitaCounty: SedgwickDeath Date: 7/20/1920Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death:While conducting a narcotics investigation with two officers, Ballard was shot three times and killed as he attempted to search one...
Lewis M. Chew

Lewis M. Chew

Type of Officer: Police OfficerJurisdiction: AtchisonCounty: AtchisonDeath Date: 10/27/1879Added to Memorial: 1987Circumstances of Death: GunshotOn October 26, 1879, a drunken man who was attempting to buy more liquor at a local saloon was refused service. The man...