Patrolman Arthur J. Morris

Photo of Patrolman Arthur J. Morris
End of Watch: Sat, Jun 13th, 1942
Date of Incident: Sat, Jun 13th, 1942
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 10 years
Age: 45


He was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.


Patrolman Arthur Morris was shot and killed with his own gun after a suspect he was placing in is patrol car broke free, took his gun, and killed him. The suspect then stole the patrol car and fled. Fifteen days later the suspect was tracked down, but killed himself before he could be captured.

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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