Sergeant Morris Bigus

Sergeant Morris Bigus

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, July 29, 1933

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Morris Bigus

Sergeant Bigus was shot and killed after responding to a robbery at the local gas company. The suspect had managed to slip into a nearby department store when the officers arrived. Sergeant Bigus entered the store looking for the suspect and a struggle ensued. The suspect was able to twist Sergeant Bigus' arm towards Sergeant Bigus, causing his firearm to discharge, striking himself in the stomach. Although mortally wounded, Sergeant Bigus was able to shoot the suspect as well, fatally wounding him.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 29, 2020

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