Patrolman Marion Richard Bowman

Photo of Patrolman Marion Richard Bowman
End of Watch: Fri, Apr 12th, 1968
Date of Incident: Fri, Apr 12th, 1968
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 15 years
Age: 44


He was survived by his wife and child.


Patrolman Bowman suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to take a mentally unstable person into custody during the 1968 Riots. The suspect began to struggle with Patrolman Bowman during the arrest and Patrolman Bowman suffered a fatal heart attack.

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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