Police Officer Russell D. Mestdagh

Photo of Police Officer Russell D. Mestdagh
End of Watch: Thu, Jan 2nd, 1975
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 3 years
Age: 26


He was survived by his son.


Officer Russell Mestdagh was shot and killed during a robbery at a drug store. He was shot in the chest as he confronted the suspect inside the store.

The suspect was apprehended, served his sentence, and has since been released.

In addition to his police service, Officer Mestdagh had served with the United States Army.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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


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