Patrolman Willard C. Bayne

Patrolman Willard C. Bayne

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, February 11, 1921

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Willard C. Bayne

Patrolman Bayne was shot and fatally wounded while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect on 14th Street near Poplar Street. He returned fire killing the suspect. He died at the hospital a few hours later.

Patrolman Bayne had been with the agency for 15 months.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Patrolman Bayne,
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 Kansas City.


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February 11, 2021

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