Merchant Policeman Ambrose Donahue

Merchant Policeman Ambrose Donahue

Leavenworth Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, July 2, 1910

Ambrose Donahue

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.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • 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
Texas

July 4, 2015

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