Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Wichita
County: Sedgwick
Death Date: 11/27/1923
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
On November 24th, 1923, Office Scudder was responding to a disturbance call at a dance hall. Proceeding up the stairs, hemet Ray Foor, whom he halted and attempted to body search. The suspect pulled a gun and fired, wounding Scudder, and then fled. Another officer followed in pursuit. Officer Scudder died three days later of his wound.