Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Kansas City
County: Wyandotte
Death Date: 9/12/1926
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Officer Conley and his partner, E. J. Wilson, observed a car parked under a viaduct. As they approached to investigate, they were met with gunfire. Conley was killed instantly. Wilson returned fire, killing one assailant and wounding another. The suspects had been preparing to rob the safe at the Missouri Pacific depot when they were interrupted by the officers.