Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Owen D. Yancey

  • Rank: Policeman
  • Serial Number: Unknown
  • Division: University
  • Location: 3507 Victoria Ave.
  • Date Killed: Sunday, October 20, 1935
  • Cause of Death: Accidental Shooting


Policeman Owen Yancey was shot and killed by a woman who mistook him for a prowler.

Policeman Yancey had responded to a disturbance call near the home and was searching the area when the occupant fired two rounds through a wall, striking Policeman Yancey.

Policeman Yancey is survived by his wife and two sons.