Officer Richard C. Fleming

Photo of Officer Richard C. Fleming
End of Watch: Sun, Jul 25th, 1897
Date of Incident: Tue, Jun 22nd, 1897
Cause of Death: Assault
Service Time: 10 years
Age: 40


Officer Richard Fleming succumbed to injuries sustained one month earlier. He was attacked by the men as he attempted to break up a dog-fighting ring at a saloon at the corner of 3rd Street and Gillis Street.

One of the men took Officer Fleming's club and beat him with it. Officer Fleming remained in critical condition at his home until his death.

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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