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Patrolman A. L. Young | Wichita Police Department, Kansas Wichita Police Department, Kansas


A. L. Young

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Saturday, November 5, 1921

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman A.L. Young was shot and killed when he was ambushed while walking his beat. The suspect who murdered him was the leader of a local gang that went on to murder Patrolman Robert Fitzpatrick and Detective Charles Hoffman three weeks later.

The suspect was shot and killed by another officer after murdering Detective Charles Hoffman.

Patrolman Young was survived by his son and is buried in Englewood Cemetery, Englewood, Clark County, Kansas.

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Patrolman Robert Fitzpatrick
Wichita Police Department, Kansas
End of Watch: Monday, November 21, 1921
Cause: Gunfire

Detective Charles D. Hoffman
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End of Watch: Wednesday, November 23, 1921
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Young. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014


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