Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Edward E. Wilhoit

  • Rank: Policeman
  • Serial Number: Unknown
  • Division: Unknown
  • Location: 2nd and Main St
  • Date Killed: Wednesday, August 20, 1924
  • Cause of Death: Shot by a Concealed Weapons Suspect


Policeman Wilhoit was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect carrying a concealed weapon. The suspect shot Policeman Wilhoit four times and then opened fire on witnesses, wounding two bystanders. The suspect was then taken into custody.