Patrolman A. L. Young

Patrolman A. L. Young

Wichita Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, November 5, 1921

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A. L. Young

Patrolman A.L. Young was shot and killed when he was ambushed while walking his beat in an alley near the intersection of West Eleventh Street and Lewellyn Street. The suspect who murdered him was the leader of a local gang that went on to murder Patrolman Robert Fitzpatrick and Detective Charles Hoffman three weeks later.

The suspect was shot and killed by another officer after murdering Detective Charles Hoffman.

Patrolman Young was survived by his son and is buried in Englewood Cemetery, Englewood, Clark County, Kansas.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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Patrolman Young,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wichita. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 5, 2021

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