City Marshal Samuel Tucker McCallum

City Marshal Samuel Tucker McCallum

Lake Village Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, October 11, 1928

Samuel Tucker McCallum

Marshal McCallum was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance at a local coffee shop. When he arrived the drunken suspect opened fire on him. The man was sentenced to life but pardoned by the governor in 1938.

Marshal McCallum had been with the agency for six weeks and was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 1 month, 1 week
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Pardoned in 1938

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You are the grandfather I never got to know. But I have heard your story and honor your sacrifice and memory. I hope to live with the courage you have modeled for us all.

John McCallum

August 2, 2016

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