KCPD Memorial   Lest We Forget
Police Officer
William Carlos Zinn
Kansas City, Missouri Police Department
End of Watch: Tuesday, February 13, 1923
Age: 55
DOB: August 1, 1867
Tour of Duty:
Cause of death: Gunfire

On February 13, 1923 Officer William C. Zinn was fatally wounded as he attempted to arrest James H. Warner, while he was in the act of holding up the Van Pelt drug store at 3401 East 12th Street.

Officer Zinn, 55, born in Cerro Gordo, Illinois was survived by his wife, Anna Belle, and daughter Kendall. Interred: Forest Hill Cemetery.


Article by Brent Marchant