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Patrolman Harrison R. Brown | Wichita Police Department, Kansas Wichita Police Department, Kansas

Patrolman

Harrison R. Brown

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Sunday, January 4, 1925

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/4/1925

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Sentenced to 40 years

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Patrolman Brown was shot and killed when he stopped to question a man while walking his beat.

The man later admitted to the murder. On March 9, 1925, he was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 40 years.

Patrolman Brown was the first black officer with the Wichita Police Department to be killed in the line of duty.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Brown. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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