Kansas City Police Department

Kansas City Police Department Patch
1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 234-5180
Chief Darryl Forte

Fallen Heroes

The Kansas City Police Department had 118 heroes fall in the line of duty between 1881 and 2001.

Photo of Craig W. Schultz
Police Officer
Craig W. Schultz
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Wed, May 9th, 2001
Photo of Thomas Richard Meyers
Police Officer
Thomas Richard Meyers
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Wed, Jan 14th, 1998
Photo of Stephen Allen Faulkner
Police Officer
Stephen Allen Faulkner
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Aircraft Accident
Tue, Dec 1st, 1992
Photo of Jack Steven Shepley
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Aircraft Accident
Tue, Dec 1st, 1992
Photo of James Martin Leach
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Sat, May 2nd, 1992
Photo of Robert Michael Watts
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Thu, Nov 15th, 1990
Photo of Phillip Allen Miller
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Dec 13th, 1983
Photo of David Joseph Inlow
Patrolman
David Joseph Inlow
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, May 25th, 1980
Photo of John J. O'Sullivan
Police Officer
John J. O'Sullivan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Dec 12th, 1978
Photo of Douglas Alan Perry
Patrolman
Douglas Alan Perry
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck By Vehicle (Accidental)
Wed, Sep 6th, 1978
Photo of Warren Gene Jackman
Police Officer
Warren Gene Jackman
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Mar 10th, 1976
Photo of Russell D. Mestdagh
Police Officer
Russell D. Mestdagh
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jan 2nd, 1975
Photo of Robert Wayne Evans
Patrolman
Robert Wayne Evans
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck By Vehicle
Thu, Oct 14th, 1971
Photo of John Edward Dacy
Patrolman
John Edward Dacy
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Jul 21st, 1969
Photo of Richard Dean Bird
Patrolman
Richard Dean Bird
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Fri, Jul 4th, 1969
Photo of James William Glenn
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Aircraft Accident
Fri, Jan 10th, 1969
Photo of Ronald D. Yoakum
Patrolman
Ronald D. Yoakum
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Nov 26th, 1968
Photo of David Campbell Woodson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Mon, Aug 12th, 1968
Photo of Larry Dean Oliver
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Thu, Apr 18th, 1968
Photo of Marion Richard Bowman
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Heart Attack
Fri, Apr 12th, 1968
Photo of George Edward Lanigan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Apr 12th, 1968
Photo of Hugh Levon Butler
Patrolman
Hugh Levon Butler
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Fri, Feb 2nd, 1968
Photo of Richard Lewis Chatburn
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Sun, Sep 23rd, 1962
Photo of Bennie A. Hudson
Patrolman
Bennie A. Hudson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Nov 24th, 1960
Photo of Kieffer C. Burris
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Drowning (Accidental)
Fri, Jul 15th, 1960
Photo of Herbert E. Bybee
Patrolman
Herbert E. Bybee
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Drowning (Accidental)
Fri, Jul 15th, 1960
Photo of Richard Vance Reeves
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Wed, Oct 2nd, 1957
Photo of William Kenner
Patrolman
William Kenner
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, May 7th, 1955
Photo of Mike N. Pearson
Patrolman
Mike N. Pearson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Mon, Feb 22nd, 1954
Photo of Clyde William Harrison
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Dec 20th, 1951
Photo of Robert Delaine Edmunds
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Sun, Jan 23rd, 1949
Photo of Charles William Neaves
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Sep 20th, 1948
Photo of Charles H. Perrine
Patrolman
Charles H. Perrine
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Sep 20th, 1948
Photo of Sandy William Washington
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Sep 20th, 1948
Photo of Floyd N. Montgomery
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Jun 28th, 1948
Photo of James Haskel Owens
Patrolman
James Haskel Owens
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Assault
Tue, Dec 23rd, 1947
Photo of Melvin Litton Huff
Patrolman
Melvin Litton Huff
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Wed, Jul 4th, 1945
Photo of Arthur J. Morris
Patrolman
Arthur J. Morris
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jun 13th, 1942
Photo of Ralph R. Miller
Patrolman
Ralph R. Miller
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Sat, Dec 27th, 1941
Photo of Henry S. Shipe
Patrolman
Henry S. Shipe
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Mon, Nov 21st, 1938
Photo of Thomas J. McAuliffe
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Jun 25th, 1937
Photo of Lawrence Kenton Morrison
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Sat, Jun 19th, 1937
Photo of William T. Cavanaugh
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Apr 8th, 1936
Photo of Frank S. Stevens
Patrolman
Frank S. Stevens
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Fall (Accidental)
Thu, Jan 9th, 1936
Photo of Frank P. Franano
Patrolman
Frank P. Franano
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck By Train
Sun, Sep 15th, 1935
Photo of Grant Victor Schroder
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Nov 26th, 1934
Photo of William Edward Wood
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck By Vehicle
Thu, Aug 30th, 1934
Photo of John Ruffolo
Patrolman
John Ruffolo
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck By Vehicle
Mon, Feb 19th, 1934
Photo of Eric O. Bjorkback
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Fri, Aug 18th, 1933
Photo of Morris Bigus
Sergeant
Morris Bigus
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jul 29th, 1933
Photo of Frank E. Hermanson
Detective
Frank E. Hermanson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jun 17th, 1933
Photo of Leroy VanMeter
Patrolman
Leroy VanMeter
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Jan 23rd, 1933
Photo of Richard E. Fitzgerald
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Tue, Jan 10th, 1933
Photo of Oliver P. Carpenter
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Feb 8th, 1932
Photo of Charles H. Dingman
Patrolman
Charles H. Dingman
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Dec 4th, 1929
Photo of George Robert Johnson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Wed, Oct 23rd, 1929
Photo of Ralph Hinds
Patrolman
Ralph Hinds
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, May 17th, 1929
Photo of James Smith
Patrolman
James Smith
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jun 14th, 1928
Photo of John W. Leiter
Patrolman
John W. Leiter
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Thu, Dec 16th, 1926
Photo of John V. Kincaid
Patrolman
John V. Kincaid
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Sun, May 16th, 1926
Photo of Albert B. Cummings
Patrolman
Albert B. Cummings
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Feb 27th, 1925
Photo of Jack P. Wilcox
Patrolman
Jack P. Wilcox
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Sat, May 3rd, 1924
Photo of Emmet Charles Barnes
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Apr 6th, 1924
Photo of George E. Lawson
Detective
George E. Lawson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Mar 7th, 1924
Photo of Barney Jasper
Patrolman
Barney Jasper
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Jan 22nd, 1924
Photo of Dennis J. Whalen
Sergeant
Dennis J. Whalen
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Jan 1st, 1924
Photo of Thomas J. Wilson
Patrolman
Thomas J. Wilson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Struck By Vehicle
Wed, Dec 19th, 1923
Photo of Wright Dewey Bryant
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Dec 3rd, 1923
Photo of Willard Laurence Ferguson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Feb 18th, 1923
Photo of William C. Zinn
Patrolman
William C. Zinn
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Feb 13th, 1923
Photo of Hershel M. Wyatt
Patrolman
Hershel M. Wyatt
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Sat, Feb 3rd, 1923
Photo of Richard P. McDonald
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Nov 5th, 1922
Photo of William J. Grooms
Detective
William J. Grooms
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jun 17th, 1922
Photo of Gerald L. Fackert
Patrolman
Gerald L. Fackert
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Thu, Dec 15th, 1921
Photo of James N. Brink
Sergeant
James N. Brink
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Thu, Sep 1st, 1921
Photo of Carl J. Bickett
Patrolman
Carl J. Bickett
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Jul 18th, 1921
Photo of Willard C. Bayne
Patrolman
Willard C. Bayne
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Feb 11th, 1921
Photo of James H. Horn
Patrolman
James H. Horn
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Fri, Jul 23rd, 1920
Photo of Frank S. Archer
Patrolman
Frank S. Archer
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Jul 14th, 1920
Photo of William H. Scobee
Patrolman
William H. Scobee
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, May 9th, 1920
Photo of Ula A. McMahan
Officer
Ula A. McMahan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Apr 20th, 1920
Photo of Frederick F. Tierney
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Oct 20th, 1919
Photo of Isaac Fenno
Patrolman
Isaac Fenno
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Apr 23rd, 1919
Photo of Frank Mansfield
Patrolman
Frank Mansfield
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Mon, Dec 16th, 1918
Photo of Michael Y. Sayeg
Patrolman
Michael Y. Sayeg
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, May 10th, 1918
Photo of Harry J. Keating
Patrolman
Harry J. Keating
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Mon, Mar 18th, 1918
Photo of Arthur M. Dorsett
Patrolman
Arthur M. Dorsett
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Aug 6th, 1917
Photo of Harris W. West
Patrolman
Harris W. West
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Thu, Jul 26th, 1917
Photo of John F. Houlehan
Patrolman
John F. Houlehan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Dec 23rd, 1916
Photo of William Arthur Spangler
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Assault
Fri, Sep 8th, 1916
Photo of Glen Marshall
Patrolman
Glen Marshall
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Aug 24th, 1916
Photo of William L. "Dutch" Hauserman
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Jan 31st, 1915
Photo of Samuel H. Holmes
Patrolman
Samuel H. Holmes
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Tue, Dec 1st, 1914
Photo of William Franklin Koger
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Nov 23rd, 1913
Photo of Andrew Lynch
Patrolman
Andrew Lynch
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, May 4th, 1913
Photo of Homer Riggle
Patrolman
Homer Riggle
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Feb 28th, 1913
Photo of Benard C. McKernan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Jan 24th, 1913
Photo of Robert L. Marshall
Patrolman
Robert L. Marshall
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Aug 10th, 1912
Photo of Homer L. Darling
Patrolman
Homer L. Darling
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motorcycle Accident
Sat, Aug 26th, 1911
Photo of Joseph Raimo
Patrolman
Joseph Raimo
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Mar 28th, 1911
Photo of Albert O. Dolbow
Patrolman
Albert O. Dolbow
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Dec 8th, 1908
Photo of Michael P. Mullane
Patrolman
Michael P. Mullane
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Dec 3rd, 1908
Photo of John Dwyer
Detective
John Dwyer
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Fall (Accidental)
Tue, Jun 5th, 1906
Photo of William P. Mulvihill
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Wed, Mar 22nd, 1905
Photo of Frank C. McGinnis
Patrolman
Frank C. McGinnis
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Feb 20th, 1904
Photo of Joseph P. Keenan
Patrolman
Joseph P. Keenan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Drowning (Accidental)
Tue, Jun 2nd, 1903
Photo of Stephen O. Flanagan
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, May 16th, 1903
Photo of Alexander R. Mckinney
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jan 24th, 1903
Photo of Frank McNamara
Sergeant
Frank McNamara
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, May 6th, 1902
Photo of Joseph Zannelli
Patrolman
Joseph Zannelli
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Sun, May 19th, 1901
Photo of John E. Jacobson
Patrolman
John E. Jacobson
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Aug 26th, 1897
Photo of Richard C. Fleming
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Assault
Sun, Jul 25th, 1897
Photo of John Martin
Patrolman
John Martin
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Jan 1st, 1892
Photo of Fred B. Houghton
Patrolman
Fred B. Houghton
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Tue, May 16th, 1882
Photo of Patrick Jones
Patrolman
Patrick Jones
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Apr 3rd, 1882
Photo of Martin Hynes
Patrolman
Martin Hynes
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Dec 30th, 1881
Photo of Charles Curtis Massey Jr.
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Photo of William S. Wells
Sergeant
William S. Wells
Kansas City Police Department (MO)
Gunfire (Intentional)