Police Officer Will Garr

Police Officer Will Garr

Caney Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Tuesday, April 14, 1908

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Will Garr

Officer Garr was shot and killed by a man whom he had arrested. The man, who was sentenced to prison, held Officer Garr responsible for a prison sentence that he felt was unjustified. When released, the man opened a saloon and accused Officer Garr of harrassing him and his customers. The man located Officer Garr and the two exchanged words before the man produced a gun and shot Officer Garr four times.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Carr's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace, Officer Garr. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

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