Special Agent Charles F. Artz

Special Agent Charles F. Artz

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, June 27, 1920

Charles F. Artz

Special Agent Charles Artz was shot and killed after arresting four men for vagrancy near the Rock Island Railroad tracks in north Wichita, Kansas.

As he escorted the men to turn them over to a city patrolman three other men assaulted him and shot him once in the head.

The three men who attacked him had nothing to do with the four men he had just arrested.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kansas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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