Patrolman William H. Scobee

Patrolman William H. Scobee

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, May 9, 1920

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William H. Scobee

Patrolman Scobee was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious man in a vehicle in front of 800 East 14th Street. While Patrolman Scobee was questioning the suspect, another man snuck up and shot Patrolman Scobee in the back. IT was later learned that both suspects were robbers and had just attacked a woman.
Patrolman Scobee had five years of law enforcement experience and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Patrolman Scobee,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Kansas City.


United States Border Patrol

May 9, 2020

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