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City Marshal Charles H. Keeler | The Dalles Police Department, Oregon The Dalles Police Department, Oregon

City Marshal

Charles H. Keeler

The Dalles Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch: Thursday, September 5, 1867

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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Marshal Keeler was shot and killed after arresting a soldier from the Army's 23rd Infantry for disorderly conduct. While escorting the suspect to jail Marshal Keeler and a deputy were approached by a group of soldiers who demanded his release. When Marshal Keeler refused to release the soldier he was shot and killed.

Marshal Keeler was survived by his wife and child.

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Marshal Keeler. You were loved. My Great, Great Grandfather took care of your family, he was your best friend and you were greatly missed. Never forgotten and always honored. Bless your memory, honor your service. God Bless.

C B
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August 6, 2016

 

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