Deputy U.S. Marshal James E. Richardson

Deputy U.S. Marshal James E. Richardson

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, March 29, 1886

James E. Richardson

Deputy Marshal Richardson was shot and killed near Choteau Station, Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma), while attempting to arrest a man who had escaped from his custody approximately two weeks earlier. During the arrest the man resisted and opened fire, killing Deputy Marshal Richardson.

Other posse members returned fired but did not strike the suspect. It is believed that the suspect was never apprehended.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Richardson,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 29, 2016

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