Luke D. Nihart

Luke D. Nihart

Type of Officer: Park Ranger Jurisdiction: Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks County: Riley Death Date: 6/26/2010 Added to Memorial: 2011 Circumstances of Death: Vehicle accident Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Ranger Luke D. Nihart was killed when his...
Brian Etheridge

Brian Etheridge

Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff Jurisdiction: Sedgwick County County: Sedgwick Death Date: 9/28/2009 Added to Memorial: 2010 Circumstances of death: Gunshot On Monday, September 28, 2009, Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff Brian Etheridge was dispatched to a residence in...
Luke D. Nihart

Timothy Buckman

Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff Jurisdiction: Stafford County: Stafford Death Date: 5/8/2007 Added to Memorial: 2008 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Officer Buckman died as a result of his courageous effort to warn residents of approaching tornadoes on May 4, 2007....
Luke D. Nihart

James L. Johnson

Type of Officer: Sheriff Jurisdiction: County County: Sheridan Death Date: 10/26/2006 Added to Memorial: 2007 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot On October 26, 2006, Sheridan County Sheriff James L. “Jimmy” Johnson called a local citizen into his office to discuss some...
Cory A. Ricks

Cory A. Ricks

Type of Officer: Detention Officer Jurisdiction: Seward County County: Seward Death Date: 1/13/2006 Added to Memorial: 2006 Circumstances of death: Automobile Accident Detention Officer Cory A. Ricks was transporting a young prisoner from the Finney County Detention...
Kurt A. Ford

Kurt A. Ford

Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff Jurisdiction: Harvey County County: Harvey Death Date: 4/9/2005 Added to Memorial: 2006 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Deputy Kurt A. Ford was fatally wounded on April 9, 2005, when he entered the Newton home of suspect Gregory Moore....