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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Thank you for your service and your sacrifice to keep things peaceful and safe for the people in your community. This is your nephew James Wesley Brown. I wish I could have met you. Your brother and my father James Williams Brown always spoke fondly of you. Rest In Peace Uncle King!

James W Brown

July 24, 2020

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