Patrolman Harrison R. Brown

Patrolman Harrison R. Brown

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, January 4, 1925

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Harrison R. Brown

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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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years

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

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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