Chief Deputy Sheriff James F. Elliott

Chief Deputy Sheriff James F. Elliott

Columbiana County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, April 12, 1930

James F. Elliott

Chief Deputy Sheriff James Elliott succumbed to injuries sustained seven days earlier when he was crushed between a car and a tree while attempting to arrest a traffic violator.

After jumping onto the running board of the vehicle, a struggle ensued and the driver steered the car towards the tree in an attempt to knock him off. The subject was arrested and charged with second degree murder.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 5, 1930
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Deputy Sheriff Elliott,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbiana County.


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April 12, 2013

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