Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff
Jurisdiction: Wyandotte County
County: Wyandotte
Death Date: 8/6/1931
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Deputy Rohrbach received a citizen call at home to investigate two men who were observed with guns in their car. The deputy, in uniform, investigated and removed three guns from the car and one from a suspect. As he continued the search, the other suspect drew a weapon and fatally shot Rohrbach. It was nearly five years before the two suspects were apprehended.