Deputy U.S. Marshal Dick D. McKinney

Deputy U.S. Marshal Dick D. McKinney

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, July 20, 1972

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Dick D. McKinney

Deputy Marshal Dick McKinney was shot and killed during a robbery attempt on 11th Avenue, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He had just left the federal office building when he encountered a group of men who robbed him at gunpoint and then stole his wallet.

As Deputy Marshal McKinney attempted to take action one of the men opened fire on him with a .22 caliber handgun, striking him in the heart.

He was able to drive himself to the hospital but died a short time after arriving.

Deputy Marshal McKinney had served with the United States Marshals Service for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Iowa
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Not available

robbery attempt

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 20, 2020

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