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Patrolman Porter Sanders | Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana


Porter Sanders

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Friday, March 1, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Porter Sanders was shot to death by a man he was attempting to arrest. Two days later the suspect was shot by the station agent in Stonewall when he refused to surrender, but managed to escape. In January of 1914 he was apprehended in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

Patrolman Sanders was survived by his wife and five children.

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Thanks for your services, Porter.

March 1, 2012


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