Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Horton
County: Brown
Death Date: 9/26/1902
Added to Memorial: 1994
Circumstances of Death: Heart Attack
Shortly after coming on duty Officers Gallagher and Phiffer were called to arrest an inebriated person. When they appeared on the scene the suspect took off running. Gallagher and Phiffer split up and started a foot chase. A short distance later Gallagher collapsed and died.