Police Deputy Ira M. Buchanan

Police Deputy Ira M. Buchanan

Junction City Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, November 13, 1869

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Ira M. Buchanan

Police Deputy Buchanan was shot and killed as he assisted the City Marshal close a rum and billiard room at a local shop. Two men became disorderly and shot Deputy Buchanan. One of the men was later acquitted of murder and the other was never located.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Our promise to him; Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful for his service to his community and to our nation.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Peace Officer Memorial Society, Ohio

November 13, 2016

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