Patrolman Marion Richard Bowman

Patrolman Marion Richard Bowman

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, April 12, 1968

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Marion Richard Bowman

Patrolman Bowman suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to take a mentally unstable person into custody during the 1968 Riots. The suspect began to struggle with Patrolman Bowman during the arrest and Patrolman Bowman suffered a fatal heart attack.
Patrolman Bowman had been with the agency for 15 years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven RizzoDelaware State Police (Retired)

April 12, 2021

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