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City Marshal Robert C. Coulter | Farmington Marshal's Office, Iowa Farmington Marshal's Office, Iowa

City Marshal

Robert C. Coulter

Farmington Marshal's Office, Iowa

End of Watch: Sunday, December 21, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 12/19/1902

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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City Marshal Robert Coulter was shot and mortally wounded by a man he attempted to arrest on a warrant for disturbing the peace.

After the suspect shot Marshal Coulter twice in the stomach, he ran up the street and shot and killed the local justice of the peace. A mob of angry citizens shot and killed the suspect. Marshal Coulter died two days later.

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Rest in Peace, City Marshal Coulter. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
May 26, 2013

 

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