Patrolman Tom Carson

Patrolman Tom Carson

Salina Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, November 29, 1920

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Tom Carson

Patrolman Carson was shot and killed while on night patrol by a man he was evicting from a Union Pacific train. The suspect was apprehended later in the evening by Union Pacific police as he attempted to board a freight train. He was released when he proved he was somewhere else at the time Patrolman Carson was shot. No other suspect was ever identified.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender At large

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Grandpa Tom,
I never got to meet you, but you were thought about a great deal! Thank you for your sacrifice! You are my hero!

James Carson

March 15, 2017

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