Police Officer Harold Turner Woolery

Police Officer Harold Turner Woolery

Missouri Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, June 1, 1937

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Harold Turner Woolery

Police Officer Harold Woolery was stabbed to death by two of five transients he attempted to eject from a box car parked on a siding along the Missouri River in Kansas City, Missouri. All five suspects were apprehended and charged with first degree murder.

The two killers, 42 and 27, were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. One was exonerated. The other two suspects, 20 and 25, were convicted of murder but their sentences are unknown.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Location Missouri
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Harold Turner Woolery. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting Americas steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell are gnawing on your murderers for the rest of eternity.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

June 4, 2016

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