KCPD Memorial   Lest We Forget
Police Officer
Melvon Litton Huff
Kansas City, Missouri Police Department
End of Watch: Wednesday, July 4, 1945
Age: 26
DOB: June 8, 1919
Tour of Duty:
Date of incident:
Cause of death: Motorcycle accident
Suspect information:
On July 4, 1945, Officer Huff was en route to 31st and Van Brunt Blvd., to monitor Independence Day traffic, when he lost control of his motorcycle at 47th and Benton and hit the curb. The impact threw him over the handle bars, and into a utility pole. Officer Huff died from his injuries at the scene of the accident.

Officer Huff, 26, was survived by his wife, Juanita. Interment was at Braymer, Missouri.



Article by Brent Marchant