Chief of Police Michael F. Churchill

Chief of Police Michael F. Churchill

Osawatomie Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, February 3, 1947

Michael F. Churchill

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.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Executed

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

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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