Officer King Brown

Officer King Brown

Lawton Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, January 21, 1946

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King Brown

Officer King Brown was accidentally shot and killed when his service weapon discharged as he exited his vehicle.

He was known to keep his weapon cocked and stuck in the waste band of his pants. As he got out of the vehicle the weapon fell from his pants, discharged, and struck him.

Officer Brown is buried in Highland Cemetery in Lawton, Oklahoma.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Officer Brown,
On today, the 76th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lawton. And to your Family of loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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January 21, 2022

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