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...
Tom Carson

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...
Charles “C.A.” McKinney

Charles “C.A.” McKinney

Type of Officer: Chief of PoliceJurisdiction: IndependenceCounty: DoniphanDeath Date: 3/21/1920Added to Memorial: 2021Circumstances of Death: GunshotDuring the late, dark evening hours of March 21, 1920, Assistant Chief of Police Charles “C.A.” McKinney, age 43, was...
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...
Charles “C.A.” McKinney

Charles Hale

Type of Officer: Special OfficerJurisdiction: Atchison, Topeka, Santa Fe RailroadCounty: RenoDeath Date: 8/7/1874Added to Memorial: 2021Circumstances of Death: GunshotDuring the late evening of October 7, 1874, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer...