Patrolman Alexander R. Mckinney

Photo of Patrolman Alexander R. Mckinney
End of Watch: Sat, Jan 24th, 1903
Date of Incident: Thu, Jan 22nd, 1903
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 5 years
Age: 64


He was survived by his wife and three sons.


Patrolman McKinney was shot by an emotionally disturbed person in the lobby of police headquarters. He succumbed to his wounds two days later. The suspect was returned to the St. Joseph Asylum from which he had escaped a few days earlier.

Patrolman McKinney had served with the agency for 5 years and had previously served with the United States Marshals Service.

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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