Patrolman Harris W. West

Photo of Patrolman Harris W. West
End of Watch: Thu, Jul 26th, 1917
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)
Service Time: 2 months
Age: 27

Incident

Patrolman Harris West was chasing suspected burglars when he was accidentally shot and killed by a citizen who mistook him for a burglar.

He is buried in Cresco Cemetery, Howard, Elk County, Kansas.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Agency

Kansas City Police Department Patch
1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 234-5180

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