Deputy Sheriff Maurice A. Bedell

Deputy Sheriff Maurice A. Bedell

Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 1954

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

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Bedell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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