Special Agent Benjamin Logan Mayfield

Special Agent Benjamin Logan Mayfield

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, July 28, 1929

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Benjamin Logan Mayfield

Special Agent Ben Mayfield was struck and killed by a switch engine in the railroad's freight yards near Twelfth Street and Mulberry Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

His body was located by a Kansas City Southern train crew. It was believed that he didn't see the approaching the switch engine while patrolling the railroad yard and was inadvertently struck.

Special Agent Mayfield had served with the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Police Department for three years. He was survived by his mother and nine siblings.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Missouri

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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 28, 2020

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