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Deputy Sheriff Melvin Brackman | Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff

Melvin Brackman

Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 19, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1937

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Deputy Brackman and Deputy J.C. Crain were shot and killed in an ambush while attempting to arrest a bootlegger. The ambush occurred at the intersection of two rural county roads in southern Miller County. The suspect was later apprehended.

The suspect was convicted of one count of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled July 5, 1937.

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Deputy Sheriff J. C. Crain
Miller County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas
End of Watch: Friday, October 21, 1932
Cause: Gunfire

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This is my great great grandfather and this is awesome to see that fellow officers and civilians (like myself) never forget. Much love and many thanks to my great great grandfather

Civilian, Scotty May
His great great grandson
January 5, 2013

 

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