Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Salina
County: Saline
Death Date: 2/12/1917
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Responding to a call involving a public disturbance, Officer Stonebraker and Chief of Police Howard Burke entered a rooming house where the suspect was located. As the officers entered, the suspect opened fire, immediately killing Officer Stonebraker and wounding Burke.