Sheriff Edward Coleman

Sheriff Edward Coleman

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, May 15, 1899

Add to My Heroes

Edward Coleman

Sheriff Coleman was shot and killed as he attempted to serve a warrant on two men. After apprehending one of the men he was told the other was sleeping in a barn. As he attempted to arrest the second man in the barn a struggle ensued and he was shot with his own service weapon. Other officers shot and killed the suspect.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

View all 5 Reflections

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 15, 2015

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.