Patrolman Clyde William Harrison

Photo of Patrolman Clyde William Harrison
End of Watch: Thu, Dec 20th, 1951
Date of Incident: Thu, Dec 20th, 1951
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 9 years
Age: 45


His wife Evelyn and two children.


Patrolman Clyde Harrison was shot and killed when he and his partner attempted to stop a stolen car at the corner of Truman and Oak Streets.

As the officers attempted to stop the vehicle, one of the occupants opened fire, killing Patrolman Harrison and wounding his partner.

A $1000 reward was offered for the men's arrest, but they were never found.

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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