Patrolman Willard Laurence Ferguson

Photo of Patrolman Willard Laurence Ferguson
End of Watch: Mon, Feb 19th, 1923
Date of Incident: Thu, Feb 8th, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 26


He was survived by his wife and child.


Patrolman Ferguson was shot and wounded as he arrested a suspect who had robbed two filling stations. Patrolman Ferguson was able to return fire, killing the suspect. Patrolman Ferguson died 11 days later from his wounds.

In addition to his police service Patrolman Ferguson had served in the United States Army for three years.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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Kansas City, Missouri 64106
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