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Deputy Constable Thomas M. Vaughn | Douglas Police Department, Arizona Douglas Police Department, Arizona

Deputy Constable

Thomas M. Vaughn

Douglas Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch: Saturday, May 16, 1903

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Constable Thomas Vaughn was shot and killed as he and the constable attempted to arrest a suspect for whom they had a warrant. They located the man in a woman's hat shop and as they approached him the man produced a gun and opened fire, wounding the constable and killing Deputy Constable Vaughn.

The constable, who had been wounded, tracked the suspect and shot and killed him in July of 1903.

Deputy Constable Vaughn had been with the agency for five years. He was survived by his wife.

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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
May 16, 2015

 

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