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Sheriff John R. Shaver | Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, Oregon Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, Oregon


John R. Shaver

Clackamas County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

End of Watch: Monday, April 30, 1906

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Age: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/28/1906

Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber

Offender: Killed by a civilian

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Sheriff Shaver was shot and killed while attempting to arrest the suspect wanted for murdering Officer George Hanlon, of the Oregon City Police Department, one week earlier. After Sheriff Shaver was shot, hundreds of citizens were mobilized to find his assailant. He was confronted by one citizen who shot him in the head killing him.

On August 16th, 2006, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Department dedicated the John R. Shaver Sheriff’s Office Building in Oregon City.

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