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Detective William L. Humphries | Wichita Police Department, Kansas Wichita Police Department, Kansas


William L. Humphries

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 23, 1915

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Convicted of murder

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Detective William Humphries was shot and killed while attempting to question a suspect in a local pool hall. When the man became cornered by Detective Humphries he pulled out a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding the detective.

The suspect was apprehended and convicted of first degree murder.

Detective Humphries is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas.

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Rest in Peace, Detective Humphries. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014


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