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Deputy Sheriff Maurice A. Bedell | Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, Kansas Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

Deputy Sheriff

Maurice A. Bedell

Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch: Sunday, August 29, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Bedell was shot and killed while he and his partner transported a suspect to the local jail. They had just arrested the man for robbery. During the ride to the jail the man was able to gain control of Deputy Bedell's partner's revolver and shot Deputy Bedell. The suspect escaped but was later shot and killed by other officers.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Bedell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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