Patrolman Robert L. Marshall

Photo of Patrolman Robert L. Marshall
End of Watch: Sat, Aug 10th, 1912
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 3 years
Age: 33


Patrolman Marshall was shot and killed after he and his partner stopped a suspicious man in front of a saloon on 19th Street near the corner of Grove Street. Patrolman Marshalls partner began to search the suspect and as his hand passed over a hidden revolver the suspect pushed him to the ground and fled. Patrolman Marshall pursued the suspect into the hall of a house at 1919 Grove Street. As he entered the dark hall the suspect opened fire, killing Patrolman Marshall.

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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