City Marshal Dave Break

City Marshal Dave Break

Florence Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, October 9, 1949

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Dave Break

Marshal Break was shot and killed after stopping a suspect drunk driver. After Marshal Break found one pint of whiskey in the car the man shot him. When the suspect was cornered by a posse he killed himself.


  • Age 70
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in Peace, Marshal Break. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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