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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Agent Mayfield,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 28, 2019

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