Detective Alex Brown

Photo of Detective Alex Brown
End of Watch: Tue, Dec 18th, 1928
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known


Detective brown was shot and killed by a forgery suspect. When Detective Brown whet to the suspects home to question him the suspect pulled a gun and disarmed Detective Brown. The suspect then ran to Detective Browns car to escape. Detective Brown went to a neighbors house and got a shotgun. When Detective Brown confronted the suspect the shotgun failed to fire and the suspect shot and killed Detective Brown.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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Joplin, Missouri 64801
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