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Police Officer Hugh Hicks Siverd | Winfield Police Department, Kansas Winfield Police Department, Kansas

Police Officer

Hugh Hicks Siverd

Winfield Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Thursday, October 26, 1893

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to life

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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.

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

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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