Patrolman Frank S. Archer

Patrolman Frank S. Archer

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, July 14, 1920

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Frank S. Archer

Patrolman Archer was shot and killed by one of two suspicious men he attempted to question. The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life. He would not say why he shot Patrolman Archer. The only thing he would say was "I belong in prison".

Patrolman Archer had been with the agency for five months.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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On this 100th anniversary of your untimely departure we say thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 14, 2020

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