Patrolman Harris W. West

Patrolman Harris W. West

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, July 26, 1917

Harris W. West

Patrolman Harris West was chasing suspected burglars when he was accidentally shot and killed by a citizen who mistook him for a burglar.

Patrolman West had been with the agency for two months. He is buried in Cresco Cemetery, Howard, Elk County, Kansas.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 101st anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 26, 2018

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