Juvenile Officer Charles F. West

Juvenile Officer Charles F. West

Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, January 10, 1989

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Charles F. West

Juvenile Officer Charles West was shot and killed when he went to visit a juvenile offender he was supervising.

Officer West went to the home of the suspect for a home visit. When Officer West arrived, the suspect fled into the house and retrieved a gun. He then came back outside and shot Officer West, killing him.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Officer West,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jackson County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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January 10, 2019

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