Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Wichita
County: Sedgwick
Death Date: 1/4/1925
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
While walking a beat, Officer Brown stopped to question a man named Duke Kelley. Kelley fatally shot Brown, then confessed to his murder. Brown was the first black officer to be killed in the line of duty in Wichita.