Chief of Police Adolph J. Eichenberger

Chief of Police Adolph J. Eichenberger

Florence Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 17, 1929

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Adolph J. Eichenberger

Chief Eichenberger was shot and killed when he interrupted the burglary of a store at 0430 hours. He encountered two men attempting to force open a door. When he confronted the men they opened fire, striking Chief Eichenberger twice. The two escaped and were never apprehended.


  • Age 65
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

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

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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