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Patrolman Floyd N. Montgomery | Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

Patrolman

Floyd N. Montgomery

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Monday, June 28, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Patrolman Floyd Montgomery was shot and killed by a suspect after he and his partner were dispatched to a domestic dispute. Unknown to the officer, the suspect had just murdered his wife. When Patrolman Montgomery and his partner arrived the suspect opened fire, killing Patrolman Montgomery and wounding his partner. When additional officers arrived, the suspect killed himself.

Prior to joining the Kansas City Police Department, Patrolman Montgomery served with the United State Army for three years. He joined the department in 1942, but left in 1943 to serve with the United State Air Force in World War II. He returned to the department in 1945. He was survived by his wife and son and is buried in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jackson County, Missouri.

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Rest in peace, dear father.

Richard L. Montgomery
My father
April 29, 2016

 

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