Night Marshal Isaac West

Night Marshal Isaac West

Gas City Marshal's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Thursday, December 15, 1921

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Isaac West

Marshal West was shot and killed while attempting to enforce a city council order on a man who refused to remove a section of barbed wire fence on his property. Marshal West was shot as he approached the man's house.

On February 15, 1922, the suspect, age 48, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

Marshal West was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Night Marshal West,
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 Gas City.


United States Border Patrol

December 15, 2021

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