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Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans | Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

Patrolman

Robert Wayne Evans

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Thursday, October 14, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Patrolman Robert Evans was struck by a vehicle and killed while conducting a traffic stop in the 7200 block of East 24 Highway.

As he and the driver he stopped stood between his police motorcycle and the car another vehicle struck them. Patrolman Evans was thrown over 70 feet and killed. The driver he stopped suffered two broken legs.

Patrolman Evans had served with the Kansas City Police Department for seven years and served with the United States Army for three years. He was survived by his two children. One of his children later went on to serve with the Kansas City Police Department.

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Sgt. Jim Russo
October 14, 2016

 

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