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Police Officer Charles G. Bratton | Burlingame Police Department, Kansas Burlingame Police Department, Kansas

Police Officer

Charles G. Bratton

Burlingame Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Friday, November 27, 1874

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Incident Date: 11/22/1874

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Not available

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Police Officer Charles Bratton succumbed to stab wounds sustained five days earlier while assisting the city marshal arrest a man for abusing his wife.

The officers were escorting the man to jail when he suddenly pulled out a 10-inch butcher knife and stabbed Officer Bratton twice.

Officer Bratton was survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.

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After 141 years, you are still remembered. May you rest in peace.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor
Deer Park Police Dept, Ohio (Ret)
November 28, 2015

 

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