Police Officer Robert C. Cowdin

Police Officer Robert C. Cowdin

Ottawa Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Wednesday, July 4, 1962

Robert C. Cowdin

Officer Cowdin suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting the Garnett Police Department with crowd control at the Garnett Race Track during the annual Fourth of July race.

Officer Cowdin suffered the heart attack after sustaining other injuries while he and other officers attempted to control a riot that had broken out at the event.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

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