Chief of Police J. E. Cox

Chief of Police J. E. Cox

Dodge City Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, November 5, 1927

J. E. Cox

Chief Cox was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for stealing chickens. The suspect shot Chief Cox six times and then stole his car. He was later shot and killed by a posse.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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