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Special Policeman Michael Meagher | Caldwell Police Department, Kansas Caldwell Police Department, Kansas

Special Policeman

Michael Meagher

Caldwell Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Saturday, December 17, 1881

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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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.

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

Officer 11169
January 3, 2014

 

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