KANSAS

DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

NAME

TYPE OF OFFICER

CITY/TOWN

COUNTY

DEATH DATE

Artz, Charles F.

Railroad Special Agent

Wichita

Sedgwick

June 27, 1920

Asten, Richard J.

Police Sergeant

Kansas City

Wyandotte

June 11, 1998

Avery, Mark

Corrections Officer

Lansing

Leavenworth

May 23, 1993

Baker, Wimberly W.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Topeka

Shawnee

April 17, 1937

Balfour, A. W.

Undersheriff

Kiowa County

Kiowa

June 4, 1892

Ballard, William H.

Police Detective

Wichita

Sedgwick

July 20, 1920

Batterson, Charles

City Marshal

Marsyville

Marshall

April 6, 1898

Barr, Edgar A.

Corrections Officer

Leavenworth U.S. Penitentiary

Leavenworth

March 19, 1917

Bedell, Maurice A.

Deputy Sheriff

Wyandotte County

Wyandotte

August 29, 1954

Beery, Larry G.

Police Captain

Kingman

Kingman

April 15, 1973

Bell, Bailey

Police Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

February 4, 1933

Bell, Fred

Sheriff

Saline County

Saline

September 17, 1952

Biggs, Elmer E.

Police Sergeant

Kansas City

Wyandotte

September 1, 1922

Blizard, Frank

Sheriff

Elk County

Elk

December 30, 1920

Bloomfield, William F.

Deputy Sheriff

Bourbon County

Bourbon

September 16, 1922

Bodine, Henry

Undersheriff

Labette County

Labette

April 20, 1870

Boelens, Jacob W.

Sheriff

Labette County

Labette

December 3, 1950

Bodley, Oscar G.

Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer

Santa Fe Railroad

Franklin

August 29, 1906

Bohlender, Charles Joseph Jr.

Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

June 13, 2000

Bolin, Harry L.

Assistant Chief of Police

Newton

Harvey

June 15, 1932

Boller, Felix A.

City Marshal

Ogden

Riley

December 12, 1866

Bowler, Edward Lee

Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer

Santa Fe Railroad

Franklin

January 16, 1926

Brandon, Arch D.

Railroad Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

April 19, 1931

Bratton, Charles G.

Police Officer

Burlingame

Osage

December 27, 1874

Break, Dave

City Marshal

Florence

Marion

October 9, 1949

Breene, John J.

Constable

Arkansas City

Cowley

Novvember 27, 1906

Brown, George S.

City Marshal

Caldwell

Sumner

June 22, 1882

Brown, Harrison R.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

January 4, 1925

Bruce, Charles M.

Night Police Chief

McPherson

McPherson

May 14, 1933

Buchanan, Ira M.

Police Officer

Junction City

Geary

November 13, 1869

Buckman, Timothy

Deputy Sheriff

Stafford County

Stafford

May 8, 2007

Bunch, Douglas E.

Police Officer

Kansas city

Wyandotte

March 29, 1983

Burns, David W.

Corrections Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

December 15, 1923

Calhoun, D. F.

Railroad Detective

AT&SF Railroad

Chautauqua

July 12, 1905

Calhoun, Richard A.

Constable

Yale

Crawford

December 11, 1904

Carson, Tom

Police Officer

Salina

Saline

November 29, 1920

Carver, Willard N.

Deputy Sheriff

Johnson County

Johnson

June 23, 1952

Casebolt, Baldwin H.

Deputy Sheriff

Chautauqua County

Chautauqua

September 10, 1926

Casey, Charles

Undersheriff

Montgomery County

Montgomery

August 28, 1937

Cates, John P.

Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer

Santa Fe Railroad

Sumner

June 1, 1911

Chew, Lewis M.

Police Officer

Atchison

Atchison

October 27, 1879

Chrest, Leo

Police Officer

Manhattan

Riley

January 27, 1951

Churchill, Michael F.

Chief of Police

Osawatomie

Miami

February 3, 1947

Clark, Asa N.

City Marshal

Corning

Nemaha

January 9, 1934

Claycamp, Alfred

Deputy Sheriff

Trego County

Trego

July 14, 1962

Clift, R. H.

City Marshal

Chetopa

Labette

August 25, 1878

Cody, William T.

Constable

Beaumont

Butler

June 2, 1885

Coldren, Richard

Police Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

March 19, 1957

Coleman, Edward

Sheriff

Washington County

Washington

May 15, 1899

Colver, Merle R.

Police Detective

Wichita

Sedgwick

August 14, 1931

Conley, William

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

September 12, 1926

Connelly, Charles T.

City Marshal

Coffeyville

Montgomery

October 5, 1892

Cooper, Robert

Assistant City Marshal

Junction City

Geary

November 20, 1901

Cowdin, Robert C.

Police Officer

Ottawa

Franklin

July 7, 1963

Cox, J. E.

Chief of Police

Dodge City

Ford

November 8, 1927

Cox, John H.

Game Warden

Topeka

Shawnee

December 6, 1916

Crawford, John

Deputy Constable

Columbus

Cherokee

December 31, 1929

Cross, John M.

Sheriff

Stevens County

Stevens

July 25, 1888

Cunningham, Ray

Railroad Police Officer

Augusta

Butler

May 28, 1915

Curry, John F.

Police Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

May 2, 1866

Damett, Nicholas

Deputy Sheriff and Constable

Sumner County

Sumner

November 20, 1920

Damron, C. LeRoy

City Marshal

Bonner Springs

Wyandotte

August 23, 1922

Davidson, Benjamin J.

Deputy Sheriff

Shawnee County

Shawnee

November 28, 1933

Davis, Elmer F.

Sheriff

Dickinson County

Dickinson

April 24, 1949

Davis, LeRoy

Police Officer

Dodge City

Ford

May 18,1 929

Davis, Milton L.

Undersheriff

Dickinson County

Dickinson

April 24, 1949

Davis, Walter

Sheriff

Lyon County

Lyon

August 16, 1916

Dennis, Jesse

Deputy

Nemaha county

Nemaha

November 20, 1866

Dickerson, R. A.

Police Officer

Atchison

Atchison

October 23, 1899

DuFriend, Albert J.

Chief of Police

Newton

Harvey

November 22, 1928

Dunn, Samuel W.

Sheriff

Seward county

Seward

January 5, 1892

Durkee, Ottis L.

Police Officer

Chetopa

Labette

May 31, 1933

Easter, Kevin S.

Deputy Sheriff

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick

January 8, 1996

Eaton, Olney E.

Police Officer

Salina

Saline

May 31, 1942

Eichenberger, Adolph J.

Chief of Police

Florence

Marion

September 17, 1929

Elliott, Jacob N.

Police Officer

Eureka

Greenwood

November 16, 1922

Erdman, Albert H.

City Marshal

Longton

Elk County

February 28, 1933

Everett, William H.

Deputy Sheriff

Rice County

Rice

November 24, 1954

Fitzpatrick, Robert

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

November 20, 1921

Foote, Gerald A.

Sheriff Detective

Johnson County

Johnson

April 3, 1971

Ford, Kurt A.

Deputy Sheriff

Harvey County

Harvey

April 9, 2005

Fowler, Thomas S.

Deputy Sheriff

Reno County

Reno

December 11, 1910

Freeman, Robert L.

Deputy Sheriff

Leavenworth County

Leavenworth

August 26, 1944

Fulton, John F.

Police Officer

Winfield

Cowley

September 2, 1892

Gallagher, George

Police Officer

Horton

Brown

September 26, 1902

Galvin, John E.

Police Lieutenant

Wichita

Sedgwick

Novemer 4, 2000

Gamblin, Donald B. Jr.

Police Officer

Shawnee

Johnson

July 13, 1991

Garofalo, Paul

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

November 8, 1980

Garr, Will

Police Officer

Caney

Montgomery

April 14, 1908

Gilley, John W.

Police Detective

Kansas City

Wyandotte

May 13, 1889

Gillmore, Paul E.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

July 18, 1930

Goldsberry, Gene Leroy

Deputy U.S. Marshal

Topeka

Shawnee

August 5, 1993

Goodheart, Dean A.

Kansas Highway Patrol

Colby

Thomas

September 6, 1995

Gough, Ernest R. E.

Police Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

July 29, 1932

Grant, Martin H.

Police Officer

McPherson

McPherson

February 12, 1937

Griswold, Frank W.

Police Captain

Wichita

Sedgwick

May 23, 1915

Haen, Michael

Police Reserve

Kansas City

Wyandotte

July 28, 1978

Hageman, Edward

Constable

Logan

Phillips

May 27, 1891

Hall, Code H.

Chief of Police

Hugoton

Stevens

August 25, 1976

Hall, Edward F.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

April 10,1925

Hamilton, Melvin C.

Undersheriff

Labette County

Labette

October 15, 1930

Hammers, Robert J.

Town Marshal

Clearwater

Sedgwick

March 14, 1934

Harbour, Donald R.

Police Officer

Ogden

Riley

August 9, 1982

Hartwick, Andrew F.

Park Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

May 19, 1921

Healea, Virgil E.

City Marshal

Marion

Marion

March 10, 1916

Hedrick, Harry

Police Sergeant

Kansas city

wyandotte

August 5, 1963

Hefner, Orla F.

Sheriff

Kearny County

Kearny

August 3, 1920

Helms, James H.

Police Officer

Osawatomie

Miami

January 20, 1895

Hicks, William

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

December 8, 1929

Hill, Bernard C.

Kansas Highway Patrol

El Dorado

Butler

May 28, 1967

Hill, Frank  

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick

August 16, 1927

Hinkle, Milton

Police Officer

Pittsburg

Crawford

December 25, 1902

Hoffman, Charles

Police Detective

Wichita

Sedgwick

November 23, 1921

Hogsett, William

Special Police

Oswego

Labette

October 3, 1874

Hollister, Cassius M.

Deputy Sheriff

Sumner County

Sumner

October 18, 1884

Hood, Marcus W.

Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

November 1, 1974

Hopper, Stephen L.

Sheriff Sergeant

Butler County

Butler

May 19, 1979

Howe, Melvin C.

Police Officer

Lawrence

Douglas

April 24, 1931

Howey, Jeff William

Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

June 13, 2000

Huff, Larry Lee

Kansas Highway Patrol

Clay Center

Clay

November 26, 1993

Humpries, William L.

Police Detective

Wichita

Sedgwick

February 23, 1915

Hurd, Robert D.

Corrections Officer

Lansing

Leavenworth

October 11, 1981

Ivey, Jerry R.

Police Officer

Salina

Saline

June 13, 1975

Jacka, Alfred F.

Undersheriff

Barton County

Barton

November 28, 1950

Jacobs, Archie K.

Deputy Sheriff

Morton County

Morton

November 26, 1976

Jacobs, Jimmie

Kansas Highway Patrol

El Dorado

Butler

October 6, 1959

Jenkins, Steve A.

Police Officer

Augusta

Butler

April 25, 1924

Johnson, James L.

Sheriff

Sheridan County

Sheridan

October 26, 2006

Johnson, John W.

Corrections Officer

Leavenworth U.S. Penitentiary

Leavenworth

September 29, 1974

Johnson, Roy V.

Sheriff Detective

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick

October 31, 1974

Johnson, Wilson "Alex" C. Jr.

Police Officer

Junction City

Geary

December 3, 2001

Jones, Oliver P.

City Marshal

Enterprise

Dickinson

March 29, 1962

Jones, W. G.

City Marshal

Cherryvale

Montgomery

December 29, 1903

Kenaga, Henry N.

Corrections Officer

Lansing

Leavenworth

June 20, 1954

Kennedy, Kenneth M.

Police Officer

Hutchinson

Reno

September 15, 1972

Kenney, James R.

Deputy Sheriff

Clay County

Clay

November 16, 1999

Kenyon, David A.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

October 26, 1962

Kerns, Earl J.

Sheriff

Stevens County

Stevens

December 13, 1949

Kline, William

Police Officer

Coffeyville

Montgomery

April 22, 1898

King, Carlos B.

Deputy Sheriff

Harvey County

Harvey

September 23, 1871

Kreuger, Richard

Police Officer

Winfield

Cowley

September 3, 1920

Kumpf, E. Ray

Deputy Sheriff

Hamilton County

Hamilton

July 3, 1939

Kyser, Edward R.

Police Officer

Parsons

Labette

December 4, 1886

Laffey, Danny

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

January 5, 1982

Lanihan, Peter R.

Sheriff

Ellis County

Ellis

July 18, 1871

Lard, Seldon B.

Sheriff

Riley County

Riley

October 20, 1897

Leonard, Andrew H.

Captain

Leavenworth U.S. Penitentiary

Leavenworth

November 14, 1922

Lukens, Charles Q.

Deputy Sheriff

Wyandotte County

Wyandotte

December 8, 1909

Lutcher, Roger

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

January 8, 1970

Markl, Rudy

Police Detective

Kansas City

Wyandotte

December 25, 1924

Marshall, Joseph E.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

October 9, 1927

Martin, Donald R.

Corrections Officer

Lansing

Leavenworth

August 19, 1978

Materson, Edward J.

City Marshal

Dodge City

Ford

April 9, 1878

Matthews, Caswell S.

Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

May 6, 1912

McCarty, Harry T.

Deputy U.S. Marshal

Dodge City

Ford

July 13, 1878

McCracken, E. L.

Sheriff

Barber County

Barber

March 21, 1908

McDonald, Martin

City Marshal

Kansas City

Wyandotte

September 21, 1908

McInroy, John

City Marshal

Caney

Montgomery

November 12, 1913

McMurray, John B.

Kansas Highway Patrol

Manhattan

Riley

December 6,1 964

McNett, Terry W.

Detective

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick

February 2, 1988

Meagher, Michael

Special Policeman

Caldwell

Sumner

December 17, 1881

Mendina, Thomas W.

Deputy Sheriff

Wyandotte County

Wyandotte

March 4, 1956

Metz, Edward

Undersheriff

Reno County

Reno

January 7, 1901

Miller, Andrew

City Marshal

Ellis

Ellis

November 15, 1921

Miller, Eldon K.

Kansas Highway Patrol

Overland Park

Johnson

January 19, 1968

Mills, Govan C.

Sheriff

Hamilton County

Hamilton

September 13, 1927

Monroe, Reason S.

Police Officer

Hutchinson

Reno

July 2, 1924

Montgomery, George C.

Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer

Santa Fe Railroad

Cowley

October 5, 1901

Moore, Allen

Police Officer

Lawrence

Douglas

May 22, 1901

Moore, Martin

Sheriff

Morton County

Morton

July 22, 1916

Morgan, John T.

Reserve Deputy Sheriff

Marion County

Marion

May 22, 1979

Morgan, W. K.

Deputy Sheriff

Sumner County

Sumner

September 22, 1935

Morris, William

Police Sergeant

Kansas City

Wyandotte

September 2, 1902

Moyer, John T.

Chief of Police

Baxter Springs

Cherokee

May 24, 1939

Murphy, Maureen Gentry

Police Officer

Bonner Springs

Johnson

January 31, 1986

Nettleingham, George R.

Chief of Police, Fire Chief

Hoisington

Barton

November 29, 1968

Newman, Charles H.

City Marshal

Hugoton

Stevens

October 15, 1931

Nixon, Thomas C.

Assistant City Marshal

Dodge City

Ford

July 21, 1884

Nonnast, Elmer L.

Game Warden

Newton

Harvey

May 8, 1974

Nugent, Edward

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

August 2, 1943

O'Brien, Conroy G.

Kansas Highway Patrol

Matfield Green

Chase

May 24, 1978

Ogden, Vernon E.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

July 5, 1927

Owens, William H.

Corrections Officer

Lansing

Leavenworth

October 5, 1905

Parmer, Elmer M.

Deputy Sheriff

Leavenworth County

Leavenworth

August 28, 1960

Patterson, Tony

Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

October 12, 1995

Payne, Ed

Chief of Police

Garnett

Anderson

July 22, 1947

Pittenger, Donald

Deputy Sheriff

Pottawatomie County

Pottawatomie

April 27, 1986

Plummer, Maurice R.

Kansas Highway Patrol

Hays

Ellis

December 16, 1944

Powell, Irvin

Jailer / Dispatcher

Haskell County

Haskell

May 19, 1995

Pratt, Samuel C.

Sheriff

Thomas County

Thomas

August 24, 1925

Pribbenow, Ferdinand F.

Kansas Highway Patrol

El Dorado

Butler

July 11, 1981

Pringle, T. Wilson

Police Officer

Lawrence

Douglas

October 16, 1909

Pugh, James O.

Police Lieutenant

Wichita

Sedgwick

August 16, 1930

Ramsey, Alexander

Sheriff

Ellis County

Ellis

June 7, 1875

Reed, Will C.

Railroad Special Agent

Wichita

Sedgwick

July 4, 1920

Reynolds, James L.

Deputy Sheriff

Wyandotte County

Wyandotte

August 4, 1984

Rich, William H.

Police Officer

Pratt

Pratt

June 21, 1929

Richards, Forrest E.

Undersheriff

Butler County

Butler

September 23, 1962

Rickman, G. Milton

Undersheriff

Coffey County

Coffey

May 6,1 930

Ricks, Cory A.

Detention Officer

Seward county

Seward

January 13, 2006

Roberts, James E.

Deputy

Dunlap

Morris County

May 12, 1900

Rohrbach, Frank

Deputy Sheriff

Wyandotte County

wyandotte

August 6, 1931

Rose, Deanna Hummel

Police Officer

Overland Park

Johnson

January 26, 1985

Ross, Marion

Police Officer

Manhattan

Riley

March 10, 1918

Samuels, Matthew

Sheriff

Greenwood County

Greenwood

January 19, 2005

Sanger, Clarence A.

City Marshal

Moran

Allen

March 28, 1942

Schaumeyer, Fred

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wayandotte

February 12, 1948

Schram, Charles

Night Marshal

El Dorado

Butler

July 13, 1915

Scothorn, Earl

Special Officer

Santa Fe Railroad

Johnson

November 13, 1927

Scotten, Edward

Deputy Policeman

Hunnewell

Sumner

September 2, 1884

Scudder, Robert C.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

November 27, 1923

Seaman, H. C.

City Marshal

Baxter Springs

Cherokee

November 7, 1870

Selle, Wayne L.

Corrections Officer

Leavenworth U.S. Penitentiary

Leavenworth

July 31, 1973

Semans, William

Police Officer

Ellsworth

Ellsworth

August 2, 1869

Shenneman, Albert T.

Sheriff

Cowley County

Cowley

January 25, 1883

Sherman, John

Railroad Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

August 31, 1927

Shields, Clarence L.

Police Officer

Topeka

Shawnee

April 11, 1955

Shindle, George

Special Agent

Union Pacific Railroad

Logan

July 3, 1916

Simons, Carl A.

Chief of Police

Leoti

Wichita

May 25, 1976

Simpson, Jube

Night Marshal

Lenora

Norton

November 21, 1932

Siverd, Hugh H.

Constable

WInfield

Cowley

October 25, 1893

Smith, Thomas J.

Chief of Police

Abilene

Dickinson

November 2, 1870

Smith, William

Special Agent

U.S. Treasury Department

Crawford

December 25, 1937

Snider, Kenneth E.

Deputy Sheriff

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick

April 18, 1998

Spillman, James A.

Deputy Sheriff

Lyon County

Lyon

August 4, 1881

Starnes, John M.

Police Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

July 13, 1919

Stewart, Roy

Special Officer

Santa Fe Railroad

Harvey

January 9, 1926

Stonebraker, John

Police Officer

Salina

Saline

February 12, 1917

Stubbs, Gregory A.

Sheriff's Deputy

Shawnee County

Shawnee

June 29, 1998

Taylor, C. M.

City Marshal

Baxter Springs

Cherokee

June 29, 1872

Teel, Pleasant E.

Police Officer

Herington

Dickinson

January 17, 1960

Tepe, Bret D.

Investigator

Ford County

Ford

September 23, 2003

Teter, John

Chief of Police

Oxford

Sumner

April 9, 1995

Thornton, James D.

Kansas Highway Patrol

Topeka

Shawnee

October 2, 1973

Trail, Daniel D.

Police Officer

Beloit

Mitchell

June 25, 1995

Turner, Andrew F.

Corrections Officer

Leavenworth U.S. Penitentiary

Leavenworth

March 26, 1916

Van Horn, John

Police Officer

Parsons

Labette

July 27, 1899

VanMeter, David L.

Police Officer

Minneapolis

Ottawa

August 11, 1977

Vest, Robert H.

Deputy Sheriff

Cowley County

Cowley

January 17, 1964

Waers, William E.

Rock Island Railway Police

Herington

Dickinson

January 11, 1922

Walden, Wesley G.

Deputy Sheriff

Wyandotte County

Wyandotte

November 19, 1955

Waldrupe, J. B.

Corrections Officer

Leavenworth

Leavenworth

November 16, 1901

Warnke, R. G.

Foreman

Leavenworth U.S. Penitentiary

Leavenworth

June 20, 1920

Weber, Paul J.

Parole Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

October 19, 1976

Weiser, Daniel

Police Officer

Valley Falls

Jefferson

January 6, 1883

Welfelt, A. O.

Sheriff

Cowley County

Cowley

January 28, 1907

West, Isaac

Night Marshal

Gas City

Allen

December 15, 1921

Wheeler, Fred

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

September 1, 1922

White, James R.

Police Officer

Junction City

Geary

November 18, 1901

White, Lee

Corrections Officer

Hutchinson

Reno

July 26, 1928

Whitney, Chauncey B.

Sheriff

Ellsworth County

Ellsworth

August 15, 1873

Widman, Todd Michael

Deputy Sheriff

Brown County

Brown

March 1, 2000

Wiggins, Ben

Night Marshal

Lyons

Rice

March 30, 1936

Willems, Christopher C.

Deputy Sheriff

Sedgwick County

Sedgwick

May 12, 1991

Williams, Mike

Policeman / Special Deputy

Abilene

Dickinson

October 5, 1871

Wolf, Alvin T.

Sheriff's Patrol Sergeant

Butler County

Butler

April 19, 1982

Yoakum, Evan

City Marshal

Fall River

Greenwood

April 5, 1930

Young, A. L.

Police Officer

Wichita

Sedgwick

November 5, 1921

Young, Jeffrey A.

Police Officer

Kansas City

Wyandotte

August 1, 1989


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