Patrolman William P. Mulvihill

Photo of Patrolman William P. Mulvihill
End of Watch: Wed, Mar 22nd, 1905
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 28


Patrolman Mulvihill was accidentally shot and killed himself during an altercation with a robbery suspect. Patrolman Mulvihill and his partner were working in plainclothes in order to catch a suspect who was robbing drunks. While they were walking around the suspect approached them and attempted to rob Patrolman Mulvihill's partner. A struggle ensued and Patrolman Mulvihill was killed when his gun accidentally discharged. The suspect was apprehended later that night and charged with murder.

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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