Officer Ula A. MacMahan

Officer Ula A. MacMahan

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, April 20, 1920

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Ula A. MacMahan

Officer MacMahan was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a robbery suspect. He and his partner were on foot patrol when they heard shots coming from a nearby saloon. When Officer MacMahan entered the saloon through the front door, he was shot by a robbery suspect. Officer MacMahan returned fire but collapsed and died. Officer MacMahahan’s partner returned fire but the suspect escaped.
The suspect was apprehended a half-hour later by four other officers.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Officer MacMahan,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Kansas City.


United States Border Patrol

April 20, 2020

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