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Police Officer Richard Kreuger | Winfield Police Department, Kansas Winfield Police Department, Kansas

Police Officer

Richard Kreuger

Winfield Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Friday, September 3, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Died from gunfire after the incident

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Officer Kreuger was shot and killed when he and another officer confronted a man who was following and annoying a woman. As they the approached the suspect the man fired from his car, killing Officer Kreuger and wounding the other officer. The wounded officer returned fire, but the the man fled. He was apprehended after he crashed his car and died 11 days later from one of the four gunshot wounds he suffered.

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