Patrolman James Haskel Owens

Patrolman James Haskel Owens

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, December 23, 1947

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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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Rest in peace always knowing that your service, both police and military, and your sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 23, 2020

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