Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

James L. Beck

  • Rank: Policeman
  • Serial Number: Unknown
  • Division: Unknown
  • Location: 2053 Dayton way
  • Date Killed: Wednesday, January 28, 1931
  • Cause of Death: Shot Answering a Disturbance Call


Policeman James Beck was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance in which a man had kidnapped his child during a custody dispute. The suspect was also wounded in the incident and later surrendered to police.

Policeman Beck succumbed to his wounds two days after the shooting.