Special Agent George Shindle

Special Agent George Shindle

Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Monday, July 3, 1916

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George Shindle

Special Agent George Shindle was stabbed to death while investigating a bootlegging operation in Oakley, Kansas.

He was in the railroad yards questioning the wife of a suspect when he was slashed in the upper leg by the suspect, who was armed with a razor. Agent Shindle died the following month while still undergoing treatment for his wounds.

Special Agent Shindle had served with the Union Pacific Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location Kansas
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 21, 1916
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Razor
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your memory or your sacrifice. Rest In Peace always.

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

July 3, 2020

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