Special Agent John H. Nafziger

Special Agent John H. Nafziger

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, January 30, 1940

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John H. Nafziger

Special Agent John Nafziger was struck and killed by a train in railroad yards in Kansas.

He had stepped out of the path of one train but was struck by a second oncoming train that he did not see approaching.

Special Agent Nafziger had served with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Police Department for 16 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Kansas

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Agent Nafziger,
On today, the 76th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

January 31, 2016

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