Richard Coldren

Richard Coldren

Type of Officer: Police Officer Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County: Leavenworth Death Date: 3/19/1957 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Officer Coldren and Officer Charles Pierce, in separate cars, responded to bring in a suspect on a trespassing...
Henry N. Kenaga

Henry N. Kenaga

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: Lansing County: Leavenworth Death Date: 6/20/1954 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Corrections Office Kenaga responded to a situation in which inmates at the state penitentiary, armed with guns...
Robert L. Freeman

Robert L. Freeman

Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County County: Leavenworth Death Date: 8/26/1944 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot On January 22, 1944, Arthur Lathrop, just paroled from the state penitentiary in Lansing, stole a car in...
Ernest R. E. Gough

Ernest R. E. Gough

Type of Officer: Police Officer Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County: Leavenworth Death Date: 7/29/1932 Added to Memorial: 1987 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot On July 28, 1932, Officer Gough and his partner, Joe Fiedler, were on night patrol and stopped to routinely...
E. Clay Thompson

E. Clay Thompson

Type of Officer: Patrolman Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County County: Leavenworth Death Date: 10/28/1925 Added to Memorial: 2018 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot Leavenworth Police Department Patrolman E. Clay Thompson was struck by a passing motorist on October 28, 1925...
David W. Burns

David W. Burns

Type of Officer: Corrections Officer Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County: Leavenworth Death Date: 12/15/1923 Added to Memorial: 1997 Circumstances of Death: Gunshot D. W. Burns, records clerk and parole officer at the Kansas State Penitentiary, died December 15, 1923, in...