Captain Alex C. Lachman

Captain Alex C. Lachman

Joplin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, June 26, 1931

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Alex C. Lachman

Captain Lachman was shot and killed by a suspect he had just arrested for auto theft. While Captain Lachman and another officer were transporting the suspect to jail, he pulled a gun and shot and killed Captain Lachman who was able to return fire before he died and shot the suspect several times. The suspect died the next day.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed by Capt. Lachman

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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 26, 2015

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