Last Call

Sergeant Walter Busby

Badge Nbr:
Tour of Duty:
End of Watch: Monday, February 12, 1979

Sergeant Busby suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suicidal man.

Patrolman Henry Johnson

Badge Nbr: 12
Tour of Duty:
End of Watch: Thursday, August 14, 1930

Patrolman Johnson was shot in the abdomen and killed while questioning a suspect. The man was convicted of the murder and died in prison in 1952.

Chief of Police John Bigbee

Badge Nbr: 1
Tour of Duty: 30
End of Watch: Friday, December 11, 1908

Chief Bigbee succumbed to injuries received while fighting a fire three months earlier. The fire occurred at a farm down the street from his home. As he was assisting at the scene he received a leg injury. The injury eventually caused blood poisoning, leading to his death. Chief Bigbee had served in law enforcement for 30 years and was Cranston's first Police Chief.

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