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Sheriff Isaac Walkingstick | United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

Sheriff

Isaac Walkingstick

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Sunday, July 29, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sheriff Isaac Walkingstick was shot and killed by a man whose friend had just been arrested by the Sheriff for a misdemeanor charge. When Sheriff Walkingstick refused to let the prisoner go as he walked him to jail the suspect shot him. The suspect was then shot and killed by Sheriff Walkingstick's deputy.

Sheriff Walkingstick was Sheriff of the Goingsnake District of the Cherokee Nation in Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma). He had served the agency for one year and was survived by his wife and children. Sheriff Walkingstick is buried in Terrell Cemetery (Peavine), Adair County, Oklahoma.

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Thank you Greatgrand father for your service! You will not be forgotten !

Sheila Kay Bradford
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January 10, 2015

 

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