Patrolman Daniel David Trail

Patrolman Daniel David Trail

Beloit Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, June 25, 1995

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Daniel David Trail

Patrolman Daniel Trail drowned while attempting to rescue a group of teenagers from the Solomon River.

The group of teenagers had been drinking and decided to go tubing. The river was extremely rough and the group got stuck in rapids after going over a damn in Chautauqua Park. Officer Trail and a local firefighter attempted a rescue but they both fell in. The firefighter survived the incident. Officer Trail's body was not found for several days.

No charges were filed against the group of drunk teenagers.

Officer Trail is survived by his mother, father, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 607

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

water rescue

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Twenty-five years later. I remember it like yesterday. Rest In Peace 607.

Lance McCune
Beloit Police Department

June 25, 2020

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