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Chief of Police Michael F. Churchill | Osawatomie Police Department, Kansas Osawatomie Police Department, Kansas

Chief of Police

Michael F. Churchill

Osawatomie Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Monday, February 3, 1947

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Executed

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Chief of Police Michael Churchill was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for beating his wife the previous night.

As Chief Churchill approached the man in a shed behind his house the man opened fire with a shotgun, killing Chief Churchill. The man was apprehended by a posse, convicted, and hung on May 6th, 1950.

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Rest in Peace, Chief Churchill. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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