Chief of Police Chester Arthur Calkins

Chief of Police Chester Arthur Calkins

O'Neill Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, March 7, 1952

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Chester Arthur Calkins

Chief Calkins was shot five times and killed as he sat in his patrol car on Main Street. A suspect was arrested for the murder and sentenced to life in prison on June 27, 1953.

Chief Calkins was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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I remember the incident very well I was living in Atkinson, Nebr at the time and remember
they were looking for a Kaiser car at the time and it was the person that shot him as they
sat in Chets Patrol car, The shooter went to Nebraska Prison for life.

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March 15, 2021

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