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Deputy Sheriff Henry Barganier | Butler County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Butler County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Deputy Sheriff

Henry Barganier

Butler County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, December 10, 1892

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Never apprehended

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Deputy Sheriff Henry Barganier was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a man wanted on several charges.

Deputy Barganier, along with several other men, went to a boarding house where the man was staying. As he entered the room the suspect opened fire with a shotgun, striking Deputy Barganier in the face.

Another member of the posse returned fire but did not the strike the suspect, who fled the area and was never apprehended.

Deputy Barganier had served with the Butler County Sheriff's Department for several years. He was survived by his wife, three children, and brother. His brother was serving as the elected sheriff at the time of his murder.

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Deputy Sheriff Barganier,
On today, the 123rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Butler County.


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December 10, 2015


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