Officer Charles York

Officer Charles York

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Wednesday, February 8, 1933

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Charles York

Officer York was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted to arrest a suspect on forged check charges in a rooming house at 6 South Geary Street. The suspect fired three shots, one of which struck Officer York in the chest. Officer York's partner returned fire killing the suspect.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer York,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Oklahoma City.


United States Border Patrol

February 8, 2023

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