Otto P. Higgins Inmate File: Small Parole Recommendation


Letter from Dr. Walter L. Smalls, regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Smalls writes that Higgins was "thoroughly penitent [and] lashed by agonizing remorse" when he confessed his guilt, and lists his many positive assets and contributions to the community. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

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1103 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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NARA ID 580698, Notorious Offenders Files, 1919-1975
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