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Captain Alex C. Lachman | Joplin Police Department, Missouri Joplin Police Department, Missouri


Alex C. Lachman

Joplin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Friday, June 26, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot by Capt. Lachman

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Captain Lachman was shot and killed by a suspect he had just arrested for auto theft. While Captain Lachman and another officer were transporting the suspect to jail, he pulled a gun and shot and killed Captain Lachman who was able to return fire before he died and shot the suspect several times.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 26, 2015


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