Officer Oscar A. McKimmie

Officer Oscar A. McKimmie

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Saturday, January 17, 1920

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Oscar A. McKimmie

Officer Oscar McKimmie was shot and killed while responding to calls for help from a house at 1316 10th Street, NW.

An armed man had broken into the home and surprised the owner, who yelled out. As Officer McKimmie approached the scene he attempted to draw his service revolver but was shot in the chest and killed.

The suspect fled the scene but was later apprehended. The man was sentenced to five years in prison.

Officer McKimmie had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

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Officer McKimmie,
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 the District of Columbia.


United States Border Patrol

January 17, 2020

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