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Merchant Policeman Ambrose Donahue | Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas

Merchant Policeman

Ambrose Donahue

Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Saturday, July 2, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Merchant Policeman Ambrose Donahue was shot and killed as he and three other officers while attempting to arrest a tramp who was trespassing in a boxcar.

The officers encountered a suspicious man in a boxcar while investigating earlier gunshots reported in the area. The man opened fire as he fled the scene, fatally wounding Policeman Donahue. The subject escaped over the Terminal Bridge.

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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
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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