Constable Ed Thomas Allen

Constable Ed Thomas Allen

Rogers Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Sunday, March 16, 1924

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Ed Thomas Allen

Constable Ed Allen was killed in a vehicle crash on the Monte Ne Road at 11:00 pm.

He and two other officers were returning to Rogers after attempting a raid at a gambling house when they encountered a runaway horse-and-buggy approaching them. Constable Allen attempted to move off of the roadway but the buggy struck the vehicle. The buggy's shaft broke off and struck Constable Allen in the chest, causing fatal internal injuries.

Constable Allen was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Constable Allen,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rodgers.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 16, 2024

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