Type of Officer: Patrolman
Jurisdiction: Leavenworth County
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 as he and another officer walked their beat on Second Avenue. Patrolman Thompson was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries. The driver stopped immediately and cooperated with the investigation. Patrolman Thompson was survived by a son, John, three brothers, and a sister.