Constable William H. Little

Constable William H. Little

Los Angeles County Constable's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, January 23, 1857

William H. Little

Constable Little, Sheriff James Barton, Deputy Charles Daly, and Constable Charles Baker were shot and killed while attempting to arrest members of the notorious Flores-Daniels Gang. The gang ambushed the officers, killing them. 52 members of the gang were arrested and 18 were hung for the murders.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender 18 people executed

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Constable Little,
On today, the 160th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your 3 fellow Officers who were also killed that day for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles County.


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January 23, 2017

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