Patrolman Richard P. McDonald

Patrolman Richard P. McDonald

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, November 5, 1922

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Richard P. McDonald

Patrolman Richard McDonald was shot and killed as a man attempted to rob him as he was walking home after getting off duty. Patrolman McDonald in plain cloths was confronted by a man with a gun who ordered him to put his hands up. Instead, when he reached for his revolver the man shot him twice. A suspect was apprehended.

Patrolman McDonald had served with the Kansas City Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife. He served as a U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant during World War I, participating in several battles in France.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 4, 1922
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

off duty, robbery

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Rest in peace Patrolman McDonald.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 1, 2019

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