Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Wichita
County: Sedgwick
Death Date: 11/8/1980
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Officer Garofalo was on patrol when he stopped to question two women on the street. As he stopped his car, a man emerged and approached his car on the driver’s side. The man fired a shotgun through the car window and killed the officer instantly.