Deputy Sheriff Maurice A. Bedell

Deputy Sheriff Maurice A. Bedell

Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 1954

Add to My Heroes

Maurice A. Bedell

Deputy Bedell was shot and killed while he and his partner transported a suspect to the local jail. They had just arrested the man for robbery. During the ride to the jail the man was able to gain control of Deputy Bedell's partner's revolver and shot Deputy Bedell. The suspect escaped but was later shot and killed by other officers.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

View all 6 Reflections

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are forever remembered by your fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 29, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.