Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Salina
County: Saline
Death Date: 11/29/1920
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Officer Carson, on night patrol, was shot and killed by a man he had ordered off the Union Pacific night train. A suspect was apprehended after Union Pacific police fired several shots at the man, who was trying to board a freight train leaving town.