Chief of Police Mark A. Conner

Chief of Police Mark A. Conner

Windsor Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, October 24, 1910

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Mark A. Conner

Chief Conner was shot and killed by a 17 year old youth he attempted to arrest for drawing a pistol on a man. He and three other men went to a home where the suspect was supposed to be one mile outside of town near Sandy Point. When Chief Conner went to the front door he was told the suspect was not home. He replied "I know better", and pushed open the door and was shot by the suspect in the chest. The suspect then shot and killed himself.

Chief Conner was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Committed suicide

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A very young Chief of Police. Chief Conner rest in peace and thanks for making the ultimate sacrifice.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 23, 2017

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