Sheriff Elmer F. Davis

Sheriff Elmer F. Davis

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, April 24, 1949

Elmer F. Davis

Sheriff Elmer Davis and his brother, Undersheriff Milton Davis, were shot and killed when they attempted to arrest a man who had gone crazy and began shooting people. While the deputies were in the suspect's home they exchanged shots and both were killed.

The man then set fire to his house and was killed in the ensuing blaze.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Your legacy will live and inspire throughout the generations of the future.

Christy (Davis) Dobrovolny
Great Niece of Elmer Davis

February 8, 2014

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