East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Thursday, November 16, 1916
Age: Not available
Tour of Duty: 13 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, November 16, 1916
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Not available
Detective Trafton was shot and killed by the department's chief of detectives, who held a grudge against the officer.
Detective Trafton had served with the agency for 13 years.
From the ODMP