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Memoriam

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Officer Anthony B. Burton
End of Watch: March 24, 1993
Officer Burton and Reserve Officer Lonnie E. Howard were killed when their cruiser was rammed by a man who was free on bond following an earlier standoff with police.
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Reserve Officer Lonnie E. Howard
End of Watch: March 24, 1993
Reserve Officer Howard and Officer Anthony B. Burton were killed when their cruiser was rammed by a man who was free on bond following an earlier standoff with police.
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Patrolman Edward P. Fowler
End of Watch: September 21, 1925
Officer Fowler was shot on September 21, 1925 at 1:20 AM as he approached 2 suspicious men on the edge of town. The men, unknown to officer Fowler, were car thieves and shot officer Fowler 2 times in the stomach. Officer Fowler returned fire. Later that day officer Fowler died. Hundreds of outraged towns people responded for the manhunt. The killers were never found.
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Frank McKinsey
End of Watch: January 16, 1915
Frank McKinsey was killed in the line of duty. Officer McKinsey was attempting to arrest two men suspected of robbery at the B&O railroad depot. One of the men produced a handgun and shot Officer McKinsey three times. Officer McKinsey died the next day as a result of the injuries. The men fled the scene and were never apprehended.
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Gustive Schwake
End of Watch: September 23, 1903
Gustive Schwake was killed in the Line of duty. Officer Schwake was sent to a domestic dispute to locate the aggressive husband. When Officer Schwake arrived he was immediately confronted with a shotgun. The man fired on Officer Schwake and he died in the front yard of the home. The suspect fled the scene and committed suicide.