Special Officer Vernon L. Holzer

Special Officer Vernon L. Holzer

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

End of Watch Tuesday, August 21, 1923

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Vernon L. Holzer

Special Officer Vernon Holzer succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained one month earlier as he confronted a hobo riding on the roof of a box car.

The train was leaving Wichita, on route to Arkansas City, Kansas, when the shooting occurred.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kansas
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 25, 1923
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Holzer,
On today, the 94th 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

August 21, 2017

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