Special Deputy Marshal Addison Beck

Special Deputy Marshal Addison Beck

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, September 27, 1883

Addison Beck

Marshal Beck and Marshal Lewis Merritt were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect for whiskey violations. They located the man in a corn field in Muskogee County, Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma). As they attempted to arrest the suspect and other men a shootout errupted and Marshal Beck and Marshal Merritt were fatally wounded.
Marshal Beck had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother. On this day 134 years since your EOW you are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 27, 2017

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