Deputy Sheriff Thomas Simpson Fowler

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Simpson Fowler

Reno County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, December 11, 1910

Thomas Simpson Fowler

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Fowler was shot and killed while transporting a subject to jail.

He had just arrested the man following a stakeout of burglary tools in Hutchinson. When the man arrived at the scene Deputy Fowler arrested him. The suspect attempted to bribe Deputy Fowler as he was being driven to jail. When Deputy Fowler refused the bribe the man produced a pistol and fired a warning shot. As Deputy Fowler reached for his own gun the man shot him.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Fowler. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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