Constable Joseph Schooley Artley

Constable Joseph Schooley Artley

Blairsville Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, February 15, 1918

Joseph Schooley Artley

Constable Joseph Artley was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for harassing his landlady.

As soon as Constable Artley read the warrant the man shot him three times and then committed suicide.

Constable Artley was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 67
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Committed suicide

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A hero is honored today, RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 15, 2012

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