Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Basye

Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Basye

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Oregon

End of Watch Tuesday, June 12, 1917

Charles H. Basye

Deputy Sheriff Charles Basye was killed after being struck several times in the head with a flatiron by an inmate who was attempting to escape from the county jail in Jacksonville.

The subject committed suicide as a posse searched for him.

Deputy Basye was survived by his two children.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Blunt object
  • Offender Committed suicide


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You are remembered this day. May you rest in peace sir.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor
Deer Park Police Dept, Oh (Ret)

June 12, 2016

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