Railroad Detective Joseph M. Kroskey

Railroad Detective Joseph M. Kroskey

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, February 22, 1912

Joseph M. Kroskey

Railroad Detective Joseph Kroskey was shot and killed in Guthrie, Oklahoma, while assisting city police officers search a train for two armed robbers.

As the city officers arrested one of the suspects Detective Kroskey engaged the second suspect in a running gun battle. He was struck in the neck by one of the shots and killed.

Detective Kroskey had served with the agency for one year.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

robbery

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Det. Kroskey,
On today, the 105th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 22, 2017

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