Patrolman Harold L. Reeves

Patrolman Harold L. Reeves

Lincoln Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, July 10, 1976

Harold L. Reeves

Patrolman Harold Reeves was shot and killed in front of a bank while responding to a domestic disturbance. He had just spoken to a female about a problem with her boyfriend's dog when he was shot.

Upset that Patrolman Reeves told the woman to keep the dog tied up, shot him as he sat in his patrol car on Main Street.

The killer was committed to the state hospital for six months and then released.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted due to mental illness

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So sad you were taken in the prime of your life. You were the victim of rage over a petty issue. Your murderer did not face justice in this world, but the final trial is not of this world.

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