Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans

Photo of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
End of Watch: Thu, Oct 14th, 1971
Date of Incident: Thu, Oct 14th, 1971
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle
Service Time: 7 years
Age: 32


He was survived by his two children.


Patrolman Robert Evans was struck by a vehicle and killed while conducting a traffic stop in the 7200 block of East 24 Highway.

As he and the driver he stopped stood between his police motorcycle and the car, another vehicle struck them. Patrolman Evans was thrown over 70 feet and killed. The driver he stopped suffered two broken legs.

In addition to his police service Patrolman Evans served with the United States Army for three years.

One of his children later went on to serve with the Kansas City Police Department.

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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