Patrolman James H. Killion

Patrolman James H. Killion

St. Joseph Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, June 14, 1917

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James H. Killion

Patrolman James Killion was struck and killed by a locomotive at the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad crossing at 5th Street and Hickory Street.

He was patrolling the area around the railroad yards when he was struck at about 2:00 am.

Patrolman Killion had served with the St. Joseph Police Department for one year and had previously served with the Maryville Police Department. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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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

June 15, 2015

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