Police Officer Hugh Hicks Siverd

Police Officer Hugh Hicks Siverd

Winfield Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Thursday, October 26, 1893

Hugh Hicks Siverd

Officer Hugh Siverd was shot and killed while walking a man to jail whom he had just arrested for bootlegging.

The officer was shot by a friend of the arrested individual. Both men were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Siverd had served in the 1st Ohio Cavalry in the Civil War and is buried in Union Cemetery, Winfield, Kansas. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace, Officer Siverd. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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