Patrolman William L. "Dutch" Hauserman

Patrolman William L. "Dutch" Hauserman

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, January 31, 1915

William L. "Dutch" Hauserman

Patrolman Hauserman was shot and killed by a suspect he had previously arrested. The suspect was the owner of a Saloon that Patrolman Hauserman's squad had raided on several occasions. Patrolman Hauserman had been threatened several times by the suspect because of the raids. On January 31 Patrolman Hauserman was using a phone inside a store at 12th Street and Troost Avenue when the suspect entered and shot Patrolman Hauserman in the back and head, killing him. The suspect was arrested and charged with murder.

Patrolman Hauserman was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Kansas City Police Department, MO

January 20, 2015

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