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Railroad Detective Joseph M. Kroskey | Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

Railroad Detective

Joseph M. Kroskey

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

End of Watch: Thursday, February 22, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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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.

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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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