Patrolman James Haskel Owens

Patrolman James Haskel Owens

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, December 23, 1947

James Haskel Owens

Patrolman Owens was stuck in the head and killed by a psychiatric patient who was trying to escape his cell at the General Hospital.

Patrolman Owens had been with the agency for eight years and served with the United State Army during World War I. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 64th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 23, 2011

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