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Private Willard A. Tubbs | Oregon State Police, Oregon Oregon State Police, Oregon

Private

Willard A. Tubbs

Oregon State Police, Oregon

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 21, 1939

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Private Tubbs was shot and killed while assisting an Arlington Town Marshal in arresting a man wanted for forgery. When Private Tubbs and the other officer spotted the suspect's car on the side of the road they stopped to investigate and the suspect came up from behind the officers and shot and killed Private Tubbs. The suspect was arrested and committed to the Oregon State Hospital where died in 1956.

Private Tubbs had been with the agency for seven years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 21, 2015

 

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