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Patrolman John Edward Dacy | Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

Patrolman

John Edward Dacy

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Monday, July 21, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 1007

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman John Dacy was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery at a local store while off duty in civilian clothes.

Three men were in the process of robbing the store when Patrolman Dacy entered. He was confronted by one of the robbers and taken to a back room. While in the room Patrolman Dacy identified himself as a police officer and exchanged shots with the suspects before being mortally wounded. He was found holding his service revolver and his badge was found next to his body. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

All of the suspects were apprehended.

Patrolman Dacy was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Kansas City Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and three children. His brother, Jim Dacy, was accidentally shot and killed in the line of duty in 2001 while serving as chief of the Pierce City Police Department in Missouri.

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Chief of Police James Richard Dacy
Pierce City Police Department, Missouri
End of Watch: Wednesday, August 8, 2001
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Patrolman Dacy,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the USMC. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
July 21, 2015

 

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