Salt Lake Police Department
Honoring Our Fallen
Killed in the Line of Duty – February 16, 1924
Officer Brigham H. Honey, Jr.
Officer William N. Huntsman
At 11:30 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 1924, Officers William N. Huntsman and Brigham H. Honey Jr. heard a shot fired outside the State Cafe, 46 W. Broadway, which was being robbed. Both officers pursued the suspect to this location (315 S Main St) and a gun battle ensued. Huntsman, 26, was killed immediately, while Honey, 34, died several hours later. They are buried near each other in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.
To learn more about the fallen officers of Salt Lake City, visit slcpd.com
Erected by Police History Project and the PMAA, May 2011.