Fred Bell

Fred Bell

Type of Officer: Sheriff Jurisdiction: Saline County County: Saline Death Date: 9/17/1952 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Beating; causing Heart Attack During 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 Sheriff Jurisdiction: Johnson County County: Johnson Death Date: 6/23/1952 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Early on the morning of June 23, Sergeant Carver and Patrolman Floyd Gaunt were investigating an attempted auto...
Elmer E. Biggs

Elmer E. Biggs

Type of Officer: Police Sergeant Jurisdiction: Kansas City County: Wyandotte Death Date: 9/1/1922 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Sergeant Biggs and Officer Fred Wheeler observed several persons unloading tires from a parked truck. When the...
Tom Carson

Tom Carson

Type of Officer: Police Officer Jurisdiction: Salina County: Saline Death Date: 11/29/1920 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Officer Carson, on night patrol, was shot and killed by a man he had ordered off the Union Pacific night train. A suspect...

William H. Ballard

Type of Officer: Police Detective Jurisdiction: Wichita County: Sedgwick Death Date: 7/20/1920 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: While conducting a narcotics investigation with two officers, Ballard was shot three times and killed as he attempted to...
Lewis M. Chew

Lewis M. Chew

Type of Officer: Police Officer Jurisdiction: Atchison County: Atchison Death Date: 10/27/1879 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot On October 26, 1879, a drunken man who was attempting to buy more liquor at a local saloon was refused service. The...