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


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.


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


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