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Policeman Warren G. Devinish | Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas

Policeman

Warren G. Devinish

Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 12, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Convicted of murder

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Policeman Warren Devinish was shot and killed and another policeman was seriously wounded by a man they attempted to arrest at a restaurant on Cherokee Street for disturbing the peace. Other officers arriving on the scene overpowered and arrested the suspect.

Three months later the suspect was convicted of first degree murder.

Policeman Devinish was a former prison guard at Leavenworth Penitentiary.

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Rest in Peace, Policeman Devinish. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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