Ralph L. Croxton
End of Tour: Tuesday, April 1, 1924
Assignment: Not available
Incident Date: Tuesday, April 1, 1924
Incident Location: 18th Avenue and Portland Avenue
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Suspect Name: Not available or applicable
Weapon Involved: Gun; Unknown type
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Croxton was shot and killed by a man he arrested in a raid the night before. The suspect confronted Patrolman Croxton at 18th Avenue and Portland Avenue. A heated argument ensued and the suspect pulled a pistol and killed Patrolman Croxton.
Patrolman Croxton had been with the agency for only seven months and was survived by his wife.