Algona Police Department, Iowa
End of Watch Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Police Officer Kevin Cram was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man with an active arrest warrant for harassment.
At 7:53 p.m., Officer Cram located the subject at the 1100 block of South Minnesota Street in Algona. When Officer Cram notified the man that he was being placed under arrest, the subject shot him and fled.
Officer Cram was transported to Kossuth Regional Health Center where he was pronounced dead.
The subject was arrested in Minnesota and charged with first-degree murder.
Officer Cram had served with the Algona Police Department for eight years and previously served with the Nora Spring Police Department for two years. He is survived by his wife and children.