Deputy Sheriff Jim Beckwith

Deputy Sheriff Jim Beckwith

Monterey County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, November 10, 1855

Jim Beckwith

Deputy Beckwith, Deputy Charles Layton and Deputy Joaquin De La Torre were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect wanted for murdering two other people. The suspect was captured by a mob and lynched.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Lynched

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 162nd anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 10, 2017

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