Special Policeman Michael Meagher

Special Policeman Michael Meagher

Caldwell Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, December 17, 1881

Michael Meagher

Special Policeman Michael Meagher was shot and killed in a gun battle with five cowboys who were on a crime spree.

The men had threatened Meagher, the former city ,arshal. Policeman Meagher then went to the current marshal and was appointed a special policeman. When Policeman Meagher and the marshal attempted to arrest the suspects he was shot and killed.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace, Special Policeman Meagher. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

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