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City Marshal Richard M. Cloy | McComb Police Department, Mississippi McComb Police Department, Mississippi

City Marshal

Richard M. Cloy

McComb Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 8, 1891

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 7 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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City Marshal Richard Cloy was shot and killed while attempting to collect a license fee from a local hotel owner.

The subject began to argue with Marshal Cloy and then shot him in the back with a rifle.

Marshal Cloy had served with the McComb Police Department for only seven months. He was survived by his wife.

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Officer Cloy your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of McComb and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD
July 8, 2016

 

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