Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

James O. Summers

  • Rank: Policeman
  • Serial Number: 2015
  • Division: Central
  • Location: Old Central Station (314 W. 1st St.)
  • Date Killed: Saturday, March 4, 1944
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack During an Altercation with a Prisoner


Ofcr Summers made an arrest at 549 Ceres St. for unk charge. During the transportation of this prisoners and others in a jail truck a fight broke out between two prisoners. Ofcr Summers attempted to break up the fight and became involved in an altercation with the prisoners. Upon arrival at Central Station it was learned that Ofcr Summers suffered a heart attack. He was transported to hospital where he died.