Detective Cornelius White

white1951.jpgWas killed May 18, 1951 while transporting a rape suspect to jail. 

Near 1st Street and Elgin Avenue, the suspect pulled a .32 caliber weapon and shot Detective White.
Several hours later, the suspect was killed in a gun battle with officers at 1300 N. Greenwood Avenue.  Officers Bob Bivens and Willie Sanders were wounded in that shootout.

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