Officer Ula A. McMahan

Photo of Officer Ula A. McMahan
End of Watch: Tue, Apr 20th, 1920
Date of Incident: Tue, Apr 20th, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 42


Officer McMahan was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a robbery suspect. He and his partner were on foot patrol when they heard shots coming from a nearby saloon. When Officer McMahan entered the saloon through the front door, he was shot by a robbery suspect. Officer McMahan returned fire but collapsed and died. His partner returned fire but the suspect escaped.

The suspect was apprehended a half-hour later by four other officers.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Kansas City Police Department Patch
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Kansas City, Missouri 64106
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