Patrolman Alexander R. McKinney

Patrolman Alexander R. McKinney

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, January 24, 1903

Alexander R. McKinney

Patrolman McKinney was shot by an emotionally disturbed person in the lobby of police headquarters. He succumbed to his wounds two days later. The suspect was returned to the St. Joseph Asylum from which he had escaped a few days earlier.

Patrolman McKinney had served with the agency for 5 years and had previously served with the United States Marshals Service. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 22, 1903
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed

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Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Karen Petree
Kansas City Police Department, MO

January 20, 2015

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