KCPD Memorial   Lest We Forget
Police Officer
Floyd N. Montgomery
Kansas City, Missouri Police Department
End of Watch: Monday, January 28, 1948
Age: 21
DOB: October 27, 1927
Tour of Duty: 5 months
Cause of death: Gunfire
Suspect information: Committed suicide
Officers Floyd Montgomery and Paul J. Warrington answered a disturbance call at 1424 Forest Avenue shortly before 7 a.m. Officer Montgomery had just stepped out of his car when he was fatally wounded. He returned fire, shooting once from his own weapon. Officer Warrington also returned fire and was wounded. When assisting officers arrived they discovered the assailant, Erskine Stephenson, 65, inside the house with a dead woman - an apparent murder - suicide.

Officer Montgomery joined the police department August 17, 1942 and left in 1944 when we entered the Army to serve in WW II. He was discharged in 1945 and returned to the department. Officer Montgomery was survived by a wife Anna Faye, and son.
Interred: Forest Hill Cemetery.

Article by Brent Marchant