Night Patrolman Clarence Poindexter

Night Patrolman Clarence Poindexter

Pleasant Hill Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, February 20, 1915

Clarence Poindexter

Night Patrolman Clarence Poindexter was shot and killed by two train robbery suspects as he and another officer attempted to arrest them.

One of the suspects was apprehended, but taken from the jail and lynched by a mob of citizens.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched by mob

arrest

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Never Forgotten, as to the suspect that was hanged...too bad citizens don't still do this, crime would be a lot lower.

SGT. McNamara
USMC (RET)

November 3, 2012

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