Chief John M. Swearingen

Chief John M. Swearingen

Independence Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, January 16, 1884

John M. Swearingen

Chief Swearingen was accidentally shot and killed when his gun fell to the floor and discharged while he was checking on prisoners.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 16, 2018

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